Everyone knows that King.com’s Candy Crush Saga is the one game to which people are addicted to. This mobile/PC puzzle game has amassed a massive following from casual/hardcore gamers everywhere.
While sometimes it amazes me why everyone on the metro is playing Candy Crush Saga constantly. We digged a bit deep and here are 4 Amazing facts about Candy Crush Saga.
1. It Was Originally Released on Facebook.
Candy Crush Saga originated on Facebook when it was released on April 12, 2012. It then made its way over to mobile smartphone devices on November 12, 2012. The original game, Candy Crush, is a browser based game that ended up becoming a slight variation for its successor.
There is a Basic version and a hacked version.
The basic version of the game is free. Players gain access to five lives at the beginning of the game, but they’ll have to purchase more in order to keep playing this addictive puzzler. Some folks became so hooked on Candy Crush Saga that they managed to hack the game for unlimited replayability. Mashable even did an article on the hacked version and actually posted a link on how to access it.
2. It makes a Crazy amount of Money per day
To say that Candy Crush Saga is financially viable is an understatement. 9to5Mac reported that the game brings in a total revenue stream of $633,000 a day! The game could possibly bring in $230 million a year or more if this daily rate continues.
3. It’s even more popular in Hong Kong
Candy Crush Saga is even more popular with the people of Hong Kong. Social Bakers reported that the game has close to 395k fans in Hong Kong alone.
4.Its The Most Popular Facebook App
So far, Candy Crush Saga has more than 35 million likes on its app page. It currently holds the honor of being the most popular app on Facebook and the highest-growing app in the Apple and Google app stores.