I don’t know about you, but I was taken by surprise (in the pleasant sense of the term) when I heard about Temple Run 2 being launched. Then again, the sequel to the hit game Temple Run was not really hyped up, and while Temple Run 2 took nine months to develop, the days leading up to the launch were quiet ones. But has that quiet been carried over to the days/weeks after the launch? Or has lightning struck twice for Imangi?
Let’s refresh our memories regarding Temple Run. Sure, we all know just how big a hit the game was (is), but do you know that it has been downloaded 170 million times since it was launched in August 2011? Granted that is about a year and a half ago, but the number is still mind boggling, isn’t it?
Now, where does Temple Run 2 stand?
What we have so far…
- Eight hours after the release, the game took the top spot in the iOS chart for free apps.
- In the first 24 hours, the game got six million downloads.
- Temple Run 2 has been played 210 million times.
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