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Candy Crush has a user base of over 500 million, next step: IPO?

Candy Crush is big business, with over 150 billion games played, and an install base of over 500 million

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Nov 17, 2013 6:30 am

Just how many people play Candy Crush? Over 500 million... yes, half a billion people are playing Candy Crush, a mind-blowing number. Then we have an upcoming IPO that will reportedly hit soon from developer King.

 

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With those 500 million users, how many games of Candy Crush have been played? A massive 150 billion individual games to date - just mammoth numbers. King sees over 1 billion gameplays daily, which is gigantic for a game that has been out for a year - and because of this - King is celebrating Candy Crush's first birthday.

 

Rewind back to February, and King was seeing 9 billion gameplays per month across all of its titles, including games like Bubble Witch Saga and Pet Rescue. So putting things into perspective, King has moved from 9 billion gameplays per month across all its titles, to 1 billion gameplays daily of Candy Crush alone.

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