WildTangent overtakes Electronic Arts, Zynga as its mobile games network surges
REDMOND, WA – May 15, 2014 – WildTangent (www.wildtangent.com) has announced it has become the largest Mobile Games network in the United States according to the April comScore Mobile Metrix 2.0 report. In April, the WildTangent Games mobile network surpassed 26.8 million monthly unique visitors to push ahead of Electronic Arts and Zynga.
Since the launch of the WildTangent Games app for Android in early 2013, the mobile network’s monthly unique visitors total has continued to climb. In April, the company achieved its highest-ever monthly number of unique visitors to take the top spot.
“This is an exciting day for a company that transitioned to mobile a little over a year ago,” said Mike Peronto, WildTangent’s CEO on the company’s blog. “This ranking strengthens our position in an extremely competitive mobile ad market and we look forward to having discussions with the advertising community and building on this momentum in the months ahead.”
The WildTangent Games app for Android, installed on almost 100 different models of smartphones and tablets through worldwide hardware and mobile carrier partners, offers gamers a curated selection of games, making it easier for gamers to find and play games without the hassles of searching the big app stores. The WildTangent Games mobile service now has more than 460 mobile games, including Fruit Ninja, Virtual Families, and WildTangent Studios’ Polar Bowler.
Mike Peronto’s entire blog post can be found on the WildTangent blog: http://www.wildtangent.com/blog/2014/05/wildtangent-now-1-us-mobile-games-network/
WildTangent is a worldwide, cross-device games company focused on the distribution and monetization of mobile, social and online games. The company has three main divisions: WildTangent Games offers a service that allows consumers to play thousands of premium games free, courtesy of brand advertisers, or they can purchase games. WildTangent Media delivers a patented mobile and digital advertising platform that connects leading brands with highly engaged audiences through premium advertising solutions. WildTangent Studios develops mobile games for iOS, Google Play, Amazon and WildTangent Games, including titles Polar Bowler and Word Science.