Line, the mobile messaging company from Japan that was birthed by Korean Internet firm Naver, continues to grow at a fast pace after announcing that apps on its Line Game platform have now passed 200 million cumulative downloads.
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That’s particularly impressive considering that the Line messenger app, which the Game platform ‘plugs’ into, has 230 million registered users, having passed 200 million downloads in July. The 30-plus games in its collection include: Line Pop (iOS – Android), Line Bubble (iOS – Android) and Line Play (iOS – Android).
Line’s gaming prowess is yet another sign that the service has blossomed into a content platform, from being merely a messaging service. To that end, the company booked $132 million in revenue for Q2 2013, of which $53.7 million was in-game purchases.
➤ LINE GAME Achieves 200 Million Downloads, Celebrates With 7-day GAME Fest! [Line Official Blog]
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