Saara Bergström

Next Games and AMC’s The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land Tops App Store Charts Around the World on Its Opening Weekend

The Official Mobile Game of the TV Show Hits #1 Free Game in 13 Countries with
Over 1 Million Downloads in Its First Weekend Alone and Keeps Charting

Glowing Reviews: Over 2,200 Reviews with an Exceptional Average Rating of 4.63 out of 5

 

NEW YORK, NY / HELSINKI, FINLAND – October 13, 2015 – AMC and Next Games released The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land, the official mobile game based on AMC’s record-breaking TV series, for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on October 8th, and the game quickly skyrocketed to the #1 spot on Apple’s Top Free App chart for both iPhone and iPad in the United States and 11 other countries, including the United Kingdom, Brazil and Germany.

The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land also earned the #1 spot on Apple’s Top Free Game chart in 13 countries in its opening weekend and keeps climbing up the charts in additional territories. The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land was downloaded over 1 million times in the first three days alone, drawing over 2,200 user reviews with an average rating of 4.63 out of five. Close to 80% of players gave the game the full five-star rating.

“We’re thrilled that so many people are enjoying The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land along with the launch of season six,” said Mac McKean, senior vice president of digital media for AMC and SundanceTV. “We worked closely with Next Games to give fans a mobile game that’s entertaining and true to the world of ‘The Walking Dead.’”

“Our early success speaks to the power of the unique collaboration between AMC and Next Games,” said Teemu Huuhtanen, CEO at Next Games. “The huge amount of positive reviews within just the first days confirms we have succeeded in creating a beautiful game that resonates with gamers and The Walking Dead fans alike. This is only the beginning – We are listening to player feedback carefully and have a strong roadmap of content and features to roll out.”

Here is more data on The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land opening weekend in the App Store:

  • Over 1,000,000 downloads during the opening weekend
  • #1 iPhone & iPad Free App in the U.S. App Store
  • #1 Free App in 12 countries
  • #1 Free Game in 13 countries
  • #1 Role Playing Game in 117 countries
  • 31 million minutes played
  • 50 million walkers killed
  • 5 million missions completed
  • 1.5 million videos watched
  • Top 10 countries by installs: United States, Thailand, United Kingdom, France, Canada, Vietnam, Brazil, Italy, Philippines and Germany

The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land will be available for Android in the coming weeks.

AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is the highest rated basic cable program in the history of television and the #1 show on TV in the U.S. among adults 18-49 for three years in a row. The series kicked off its sixth season on Sunday, October 11th.

The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land is available to download for free on iPhone, iPad
and iPod touch: http://getnomansland.com

View The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land cinematic trailer here: http://youtu.be/fh0XHCSVWG8

View The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land gameplay trailer here: http://youtu.be/-tBtf6iGjaI

For press assets, such as screenshots and a game description, please visit http://www.nextgames.com/for-media/.

For more information, please visit www.thewalkingdeadnomansland.com.

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About Next Games
Next Games focuses on crafting visually impressive, highly engaging games. Next Games has assembled a veteran team with a profound love for games and a burning desire to develop lasting global entertainment. The 65-people-strong company is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, at the heart of mobile games development, and funded by an elite list of investors.

Next Games works on both internally developed IP and the world’s top 3rd party IP. Compass Point: West launched in March 2015, is the first in a series of four games under the Compass Point franchise is Next Games’ first own game and IP. The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land is Next Games’ first 3rd party IP production. www.nextgames.com

About AMC
Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade, or creating acclaimed original programming, AMC brings to its audience something deeper, something richer, Something More. The network reigns as the only cable network in history ever to win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series four years in a row with “Mad Men,” and six of the last eight with back-to-back honoree “Breaking Bad.” The network boasts the most-watched drama series in basic cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last three years with “The Walking Dead.” AMC’s current original drama series include “The Walking Dead,” “Better Call Saul,” “Hell on Wheels,” “TURN: Washington’s Spies,” “Halt and Catch Fire,” “Humans,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” and the forthcoming “Into the Badlands,” “The Night Manager,” “Broke” and “Preacher.” AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like “Talking Dead,” “The Making of The Mob,” “Comic Book Men” and the upcoming “The West.” AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile. AMC: Something More.