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8 Ball Pool developer Miniclip hits 1.5 billion mobile game downloads

8 Ball Pool developer Miniclip hits 1.5 billion mobile game downloads

Mobile and web games outfit Miniclip has surpassed 1.5 billion game downloads across its mobile portfolio.

The Tencent-owned developer and publisher hit the one billion landmark at the end of 2016, meaning it has racked up a further 500 million installs in the two years since.

Broad portfolio

Miniclip is responsible for a raft of mobile titles including 8 Ball Pool, Agar.io, Football Strike and Flip Master, to name just a few.

Prior to its mobile push, the company was as a giant in the browser games space through its website Miniclip.com.

“After being a household name in relation to browser games for years, we are now reaching even greater levels of recognition within mobile games demonstrating our continued mission to unleash the gamer in everyone,” Miniclip CEO Robert Small (pictured, main) told PocketGamer.biz.

Not just racking up the downloads, Miniclip’s portfolio has also proven to be a lucrative one. According to market intelligence firm Sensor Tower its flagship title 8 Ball Pool has pocketed over $400 million on mobile to date.

Miniclip was recently ranked 27th in PocketGamer.biz’s Top 50 Developer list for 2018.

We recently interviewed the company’s CEO Robert Small as part of our Hall of Fame feature series, in which he discussed how he made the firm the games giant it is today.


Senior Editor

Craig Chapple is Senior Editor of PocketGamer.biz and InfluencerUpdate.biz. He was previously Deputy Editor at Develop and Online Editor at Nintendo of Europe.

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