Shoal Games Announces 250,000 Downloads of Rooplay
ANGUILLA, B.W.I., January 19, 2018 – Shoal Games Ltd. (TSXV: SGW) (OTCQB: SGLDF) (“the Company”), mobile software developer, publisher, and owner of Rooplay (http://www.rooplay.com), and the Rooplay Originals games featuring Garfield, Moomin, and Mr. Men & Little Miss today announced that it had secured more than 250,000 downloads of Rooplay from the Google Play Store since the product’s launch in May.
Jason Williams, CEO of Shoal Games, stated, “We consider this milestone to be a clear vote of confidence in our pioneering curated EdTech games platform. Volume of downloads is one of our key metrics, and it’s a pleasure to have reached our first quarter million. At Rooplay, we believe in Inspiring Children into Their Future – it shapes everything we do, from how we behave, to the products and services we create.”
Williams further adds that, “The Rooplay platform aims to bring calm, structure and responsibility for kids and parents in a bewildering digital world – as a parent myself, I align myself with products and brands which help me do a better job for my kids. With that in mind, Rooplay offers children a wide selection of games and provides parents with peace of mind that no inappropriate advertising or content will be displayed.” As we continue to add additional games weekly, including those featuring Garfield and Moomin, we’re well on target to reach 500,000 downloads soon.”
About Shoal Games Ltd.
Shoal Games Ltd. (TSXV:SGW) (OTCQB:SGLDF) www.shoalgames.com is the parent company of the group of companies, which owns Rooplay (www.rooplay.com), an innovative EdTech games platform that empowers children to play, learn, and create; Rooplay Original edugames series featuring Garfield; Garfield’s Bingo (www.garfieldsbingo.com), the first bingo game to feature a mega-brand; and Trophy Bingo (www.trophybingo.com), live across mobile platforms with over 500,000 installs. Rooplay is available exclusively on Android and is live worldwide in Google Play. The product offers families a handpicked and growing selection of more than 500 interactive games for a monthly subscription fee. Rooplay follows the same subscription business model as Netflix, but with games instead of video.
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