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Old School RuneScape Mobile hits 5m downloads, records beat

Old School RuneScape mobile reaches 5 million downloads!

@JakConnorTT
Published Jan 7, 2019 6:00 AM CST   |   Updated Wed, Jul 27 2022 3:36 AM CDT

Jagex's re-release of RuneScape has proven to be more than popular with the release of the mobile version of the game. Old School RuneScape mobile has officially reached 5 million downloads.

Old School RuneScape Mobile hits 5m downloads, records beat | TweakTown.com

Throughout the year of 2018, Old School RuneScape has had their player-base flourish. The re-rolled servers have attracted more and more new and old players, so many that the 2008 record of most paid memberships at was broken in 2018. "The franchise has been growing consistently for five years, and we've seen a surge of further community growth with the move to mobile." says Jagex boss, Phil Mansell.

With the now available Old School RuneScape Mobile, players that want to take their experience gains portable, now have the luxury of doing so. The app is available on both the iOS and Google Play Store and when combining the download amounts from both of those available platforms, the app has seen a massive 5 million downloads in total.

  • More than 5million installs of Old School RuneScape on iOS and Android since launch
  • The RuneScape franchise achieved the highest ever paid membership total in its history over the Christmas period, surpassing previous record set in 2008
  • Cumulative lifetime revenue for the RuneScape franchise passed $1billion
  • Monthly active users more than doubled over the year with big gains in the last quarter
  • Highest ever attendance for annual player convention RuneFest
  • More than 100 new hires were added to the Jagex team

If you are interested in more news about Old School RuneScapes mobile app, check out this story here. If you are unsure what RuneScape is exactly, I have provided new users with a introduction to the game, check that out here.

NEWS SOURCE:gamesindustry.biz

Jak joined the TweakTown team in 2017 and has since reviewed 100s of new tech products and kept us informed daily on the latest science and space news. Jak's love for science, space, and technology, and, more specifically, PC gaming, began at 10 years old. It was the day his dad showed him how to play Age of Empires on an old Compaq PC. Ever since that day, Jak fell in love with games and the progression of the technology industry in all its forms. Instead of typical FPS, Jak holds a very special spot in his heart for RTS games.

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