Shadow Fight 2 Surpasses 35 Million Downloads on Mobile

Mobile developer and publisher Nekki has announced its most recent game, Shadow Fight 2, has surpassed 35 million downloads on iOS and Android devices. The game pulls in 1.5 million daily average users across both platforms worldwide, as players compete to become the best fighter possible while collecting rare armor and weapons.

In Shadow Fight 2, users are turned into a shadow ninja by a group of evil demons. Now trapped in this new form, players are required to travel the earth, defeating these monsters. In each multi-round battle, players use a virtual joystick alongside kick and punch buttons to attack enemies, performing combos and draining their enemy’s health in the process. The game combines this combat gameplay with RPG elements, as users collect weapons and armor to make their warrior stronger over time.Shadow Fight 2Shadow Fight 2 is the sequel to the original Shadow Fight on Facebook, which has been played by over 46 million people. In total, Nekki has amassed over 160 million downloads / installs for all of its games, across all platforms. Specifically, Shadow Fight 2 has reached the No. 1 position on the iTunes App Store and Google Play in 100 countries since its launch last May.

“We are thrilled to see such an enthusiastic reception for Shadow Fight 2, allowing us to reach 35 million downloads in under four months,” said Nekki co-founder and CEO Dmitry Terekhin, in a release. “Our goal is to always create games that we want to play, and we know we’ve gotten it right when our community of loyal and vocal fans use the power of word-of-mouth to propel our games to the top of the charts.”

Shadow Fight 2 is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

Publish date: October 7, 2014 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT