: Halfbrick's popular free-to-play iPhone and iPad title Jetpack Joyride
has launched as a public beta on Facebook
, as the iOS version surpassed 25 million downloads in total.
This new version of Gamasutra's 2011 mobile game of the year
will feature the same gameplay and monetization options as the original, with friends able to compete against each other via Facebook leaderboards.
When the game originally launched via the App Store last year, it saw 350,000 downloads
within the first week. At last count in February, it had been downloaded 14 million times
, meaning it has seen 11 million downloads in the last three months.