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  Supersonic Superstars Contest Awards $150k For Each Winning Studio
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

Tel Aviv, Israel, October 13 2020 ----- Leading hyper-casual game developer and publisher Supersonic Studios, announced today the launch of its Supersonic Superstars contest for mobile game developers and studios of all sizes. The contest offers an unlimited number of prizes for games in any hyper-casual sub-genre which hit its target KPIs, ranging as high as $150k per game. In addition to the prize money, developers will be invited to join the Supersonic Superstars program, where they will get an exclusive deal with the publisher and receive close support from the Supersonic team.

Launching on November 1st, games which hit the following KPIs (for Facebook, US, iOS) are eligible for cash rewards:

  • Gold medal - $150k award for CPI < $0.20; D1 > 45%; Playtime > 750s

    • $15k if only hit CPI < $0.20

  • Silver medal - $75K award for CPI < $0.25; D1 > 40%; Playtime > 500s

    • $7.5k if only hit CPI < $0.25

  • Bronze medal - $50K award for CPI < $0.30; D1 > 38%; Playtime > 450s

    • $5K if only hit CPI < $0.30

All developers who receive a silver or gold award will be invited to join the exclusive Supersonic Superstars program, which is designed to empower developers to improve their games and grow their portfolio through ongoing financial support, unlimited time with in-house game growth consultants, and early access to Supersonic’s publishing technology. These benefits will give Superstar developers and their games an edge in the competitive hyper-casual gaming market, helping them leverage technology, market trends and insights, and game design and growth expertise to create more winning titles.

“Since the day Supersonic was launched, we have focused on developing a strong relationship with our developers, integrating them as true partners and working together for long-term success,” said Nadav Ashkenazy, GM at Supersonic. “It’s always exciting to have the opportunity to reward talent for their work, but the addition of the Superstars program is what really exemplifies Supersonic’s unique approach to publishing games and partnering with developers, supporting them in their journey of building future hits that millions of users will enjoy.”

To qualify for the prize money, the game should be on iOS with no more than 10k downloads, and must be a game not previously tested with Supersonic. All games must be submitted to the Superstars contest before December 17th 2020.

About Supersonic

Supersonic has quickly become the fast growing publisher for hyper-casual mobile games. Launched in February 2020, the company has released numerous top hyper-casual hits with developers from all around the world. Supersonic’s mission is to create and grow great mobile games by collaborating with developers for long-term success. The company is led by a group of data driven UA and monetization experts who have been in the hyper-casual space since its inception. Supersonic was founded by ironSource, the industry's leading growth engine for games. Read more at