SOURCE: PapayaMobile

PapayaMobile

October 08, 2010 11:00 ET

Papaya Fish Makes a Splash With 30,000 Downloads Day of Launch

PapayaMobile Creates the First Social Fish Game for Android

BEIJING--(Marketwire - October 8, 2010) -  

News Facts

  • PapayaMobile, a leading mobile social platform for Android apps, released Papaya Fish, the first social fish game on Android.
  • Launched to the public last week, Papaya Fish reached 30,000 downloads in the first day of its launch and doubled that user base to over 65,000 on day two.
  • The game is expected to achieve one million downloads by the end of the month.
  • Like Tap Fish and Fishies on the iPhone, Papaya Fish lets you raise fish, complete tasks, and socialize with friends.
  • Players can feed, cure, sell or revive 50 different types of fish and decorate ponds with corals, lights and other items. More fish, decorations and tasks will be released in the months to come.
  • Papaya's social network has quickly embraced Papaya Fish with over 50 percent of Papaya Fish players paying for virtual goods within the game.
  • Six social circles, forums created by Papayans to comment on various topics, have already been created around Papaya Fish so users can engage around their favorite new pets.
  • Papaya Fish was also featured by the Android App of The Day website, which helps Android users find great news apps with daily deals: http://androidappoftheday.net.

Quotes:

Si Shen, co-founder and CEO, PapayaMobile
"Users love playing Papaya Fish because of the strategy and creativity involved in building their own fish pond. It's great to see another PapayaMobile game receive so many active users as we continue to open our platform to developers looking to reach an engaged community."

About PapayaMobile:

PapayaMobile is an open, mobile social network for Android focused on casual gaming and virtual currency. Papaya offers developers a fast and easy way to reach more than four million users worldwide and improve monetization on Android. Android users love Papaya because they can play multiple games and get a complete social networking experience all in one, easy to download and use app. Founded in 2008 by Si Shen and Wenjie Qian, Papaya is headquartered in Beijing and has an office in Menlo Park, Calif. For more information, please visit: http://www.papayamobile.com/.

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