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ZeptoLab's latest game C.A.T.S. hits eight million downloads in first weekend

ZeptoLab's latest game C.A.T.S. hits eight million downloads in first weekend

ZeptoLab's latest game C.A.T.S.: Crash Arena Turbo Stars has surpassed eight million downloads in its first weekend of release.

It topped the iOS App Store free charts in 20 countries, including the US. It also ranked first for downloads in the Games category in 53 countries and was a top 5 downloaded game in 25 countries on Google Play.

A C.A.T.S. iMessage sticker pack was also released for iOS and topped the iMessage store download charts in 112 different countries.

Warm welcome

"We want to thank players and journalists for such a warm welcome of the game. Eight million downloads on the first weekend is an extraordinary result for the original IP," said Zeptolab CEO Misha Lyalin.

"To our knowledge, no other non-franchise game has ever done this well."

You can find out more about the inspiration behind the games' design and ZeptoLab's interest in user-generated content in our recent interview with Misha Lyalin.


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