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Halfbrick's  Jetpack Joyride  reaches 14 million downloads
Halfbrick's Jetpack Joyride reaches 14 million downloads
February 8, 2012 | By Eric Caoili

February 8, 2012 | By Eric Caoili
More: Console/PC, Smartphone/Tablet, Business/Marketing

Newsbrief: Australian developer Halfbrick Studios has seen more than 14 million downloads for Jetpack Joyride since the action game launched for iOS devices in August 2011.

Though Jetpack Joyride went free-to-play in mid-December, Halfbrick saw $1 million in paid sales for the game before that switch. It also estimates that 5-10 percent of its 14 million players spend at least a dollar through its in-app store, according to a report from news site Joystiq.

Halfbrick's Fruit Ninja Kinect, a motion control version of its popular smartphone title, is also enjoying success after selling half a million copies on Xbox Live Arcade. The downloadable game released last August is currently priced at 800 Microsoft Points ($10).

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Damon Lewis
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Hopefully they bring it to Android. I have played it on a friends iPhone and love it and would buy it straight away on Android!

Matt D
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Awesome game! Congrats Halfbrick. Hope to see a sequel in the future.

Ken Williamson
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Well done to the guys! I still remember them pulling all nighter's at Krome getting the Gameboy version of Ty out the door. It's so great to see them doing it on their own now, and with such success.