Asphalt 7: Heat Hits the Top of the App Store in Record Time!
PARIS, June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
Asphalt 7: Heat, the latest edition of Gameloft’s best-selling franchise, has reached
top spot in the App Store’s top paid apps rankings in 17 countries on iPhone, and 51
countries on iPad.
Within the category of games, Asphalt 7: Heat also reached the first position in the
ranking of the best paid games on the App Store on iPhone in 47 countries and 57 countries
on the iPad. Consumers’ rates are exceptional from 4.5/5 to 5/5 in most countries in the
Asphalt 7: Heat is an adrenaline-fuelled car-racing game where players compete in
ruthless showdowns at breakneck speeds across the world, from London to Rio de Janeiro,
while behind the wheel of 60 cars from prestigious marques including Lamborghini, Ferrari,
Aston Martin, BMW and Audi.
” We’re thrilled to see the enthusiastic welcome Asphalt 7: Heat has received all over
the world. Throughout development, our production teams have invested a great deal of
passion and determination to bring technical and graphical innovation and togive life to
the intensity of high-speed racing, while still delivering a compelling and engaging
experience for everyone. The dazzling start of this latest instalment of Asphalt, a
best-selling franchise with more than 50 million downloads since launch, crownsthe series
as thebenchmark racing game for smartphones and tablets,” said Julien Fournials, Senior
Vice President Production at Gameloft.
Asphalt 7: Heat has also been awarded Apple’s ” Editor’s Choice ” this week.
It will be available on Android on June 25.
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