May 16, 2013
King, the company behind the popular Candy Crush Saga game, has announced some huge news. Pet Rescue Saga is making the jump from Facebook to iOS and Google Play in early summer. Already played by 6 million daily players, Pet Rescue Saga features more than 10 animated pets in dire need of help from all kinds of mayhem. The game will launch on iOS and Android with over 72 levels, and provide a seamless gameplay experience across mobile and Facebook. Says Riccardo Zacconi, CEO and co-founder of King:
We are completely humbled to have three of our games among the top 10 on Facebook and seeing that our games are attracting over 70 million daily players and 21 billion gameplays a month across all platforms. Pet Rescue Saga’s fun puzzle challenges have proven to be extremely popular since its release in October. The game quickly became one of the most prevalent games on Facebook and is one we are confident will translate well to mobile.Pet Rescue Saga, when it is released, will become King’s third Saga game on mobile after Candy Crush Saga, and Bubble Witch Saga. The former is one of the most popular titles across Android and iOS. Candy Crush Saga sees over 500 million gameplays a day on mobile alone, according to a King press release. We will let you know when Pet Rescue Saga is released for mobile. In the meantime, you can play it now via Facebook.