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Nintendo’s Dragalia Lost hits top download spots in four countries and is a top 30 grosser in the US

Nintendo’s Dragalia Lost hits top download spots in four countries and is a top 30 grosser in the US

Nintendo’s freshly released RPG Dragalia Lost was the most downloaded game in four countries on the iOS App Store upon release.

According to App Annie, the RPG hit the top spot in the games category in Japan, Hong, Kong, Taiwan and Macau. One day on, Dragalia Lost remains there still.

Those four aside, the only other country the game was released in is the US, where it peaked at 17th yesterday.

Most important for Nintendo and developer Cygames however is the game's grossing performance in the US, where it took 27th spot on the App Store.

In Japan however it currently ranks at 699th, though that may swiftly change over the next few days.

Fired up

The RPG’s swift performance was likely aided by the one million players who had pre-registered to play the game.

Confirming the milestone on its website, Nintendo is celebrating the feat by handing out 2,500 wyrmite-worth of in-game currency to anyone who signs into Dragalia Lost.

Both the game and Nintendo’s partnership with its developer Cygames was announced during Nintendo’s financial presentation for the fiscal year ending March 31st 2018 earlier this year.

The agreement saw Nintendo take a five per cent stake in subsidiary Cygames for an undisclosed sum.

Nintendo has had mixed success on mobile to date. However, with Fire Emblem Heroes generating more than $400 million in worldwide revenue as of August 2018, it will be hoping Dragalia Lost strikes a similar chord among fans.


Staff Writer

Iain is a freelance writer based in Scotland with a penchant for indies and all things Nintendo. Alongside PocketGamer.Biz, he has also appeared in Kotaku, Rock Paper Shotgun, PCGamesN and VG24/7.

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