GDEV Announces Global Release Of Its Casual Game Island Hoppers
October 27, 2023 – Limassol, Cyprus – GDEV Inc. (NASDAQ: GDEV), an international gaming and entertainment company (“GDEV” or the “Company”), announces the global release of its game Island Hoppers (formerly known as Island Questaway) following the successful completion of its soft launch.
During the soft launch period that started in November 2021, the game exhibited remarkable growth, accumulating over $30 million in bookings and more than 12 million downloads worldwide. It already placed 7th in the Farming games category by revenue and is now ranked 5th in terms of downloads 1.
Island Hoppers is now entering a scaling phase, with increased marketing investments expected to fuel revenue and player base growth. As of September 2023, it is enjoyed by over 1 million players monthly.
Following the positive experience of running other GDEV games on the web platforms, we have also introduced a browser version of Island Hoppers together with the direct-to- consumer webshop. This will help render a seamless gaming experience while reducing payment commissions and enhancing user acquisition effectiveness.
Island Hoppers also actively supports the UN environmental agenda. In 2023, the game participated in the Green Game Jam, organized by a United Nations organization targeted on the promotion of ecological agenda.
For more information about the Island Hoppers game please visit Nexters website.
1 September 2023, AppMagic data.
GDEV is a gaming and entertainment company, focused on growing and enhancing its portfolio of studios. With a diverse range of subsidiaries including Nexters, Cubic Games and Dragon Machines among others, GDEV strives to create games that will inspire and engage millions of players for years to come. Its franchises, such as Hero Wars, Island Hoppers, Pixel Gun 3D, Throne Rush and others have accumulated hundreds of millions of installs worldwide. For more information, please visit gdev.inc
Roman Safiyulin | Chief Corporate Development Officer
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