Mobango, the independent free gaming store, owned and promoted by Mauj Mobile, has achieved a significant milestone for global game developer HeroCraft. HeroCraft, a Russian game developer entered India in 2008 and thereafter achieved this landmark of over 13 million game downloads on the platform, a clear indication of Mobango’s popularity with gamers and partners.
Herocraft with leading game titles like ‘Strategy and Tactics’ series, ‘Eurofighter‘ and ‘Majesty‘, are some of the many prestigious international relationships being forged and developed at Mobango. Herocraft is also partnering with Mauj Mobile for monetisation of games through operator billing. Mobango has played a pivotal role in the growth of global giants via UC Browser, Opera, Mini Browser, Happy bay amongst others. India is one of the largest markets when it comes to mobile Internet adoption and app downloads. As the largest of its kind, Mobango manages over 1 million downloads per day, thereby contributing to increase in market share for Mauj Mobile.
Speaking on the development, Mr. Badri Sanjeevi, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Mauj Mobile said, “We are pleased to play a significant role in revolutionizing the experience for gamers in India and the outlook of game developers thereby. HeroCraft is one of the many success stories that Mobango is proud of, and we look forward to delivering more of these. The phenomenal traction received for HeroCraft in both discovery and monetisation of its games, proves that the Indian market is more than ready for the entry of both local and global players in the mobile gaming category”
Mr. Pavel Prokonich, CEO, HeroCraft said, ‘India is a mobile-first country and games are no different. It’s been phenomenal working with Mobango over the past few years. 13 million downloads is just the tip of the iceberg, with renewed focused on mobile gaming from Mobango we expect to cover more ground in the months to come.”
Other success stories of Mobango are UC browser and Opera Mini browser which have recorded a phenomenal 20 million and 10 million downloads respectively. Being an early mover, Mobango has always been a front runner towards attracting gamers and providing a platform for game developers, especially from the international circuit.
About Mauj Mobile:
Mauj Mobile (www.mauj.com) is a mobile media company with leadership in content and app marketplaces. With over 20mn monthly unique users, Mauj is one of the fastest growing mobile companies in India. Mauj has interests in two key verticals – mobile gaming and edutainment. In gaming, the company operates Mobango (www.mobango.com), which is one of the largest free independent gaming store in India. In edutainment, Mauj runs Appystore.in (www.appystore.in) which provides subscription based curated content for kids up to 8 years of age. Mauj Mobile is a recognized company with awards such as Red Herring and mBillionth Awards for Innovation. Mauj Mobile is part of People Group, which also owns Shaadi.com and has made investments in over 50 startups.
About HeroCraft Ltd:
HeroCraft (www.HeroCraft.com) is an established developer and publisher of games for mobile platforms, social networks and personal computers. HeroCraft has ‘Top developer’ status on Google Play. With its focus on strategy games HeroCraft successfully worked on licensed IP title Majesty Mobile and has recently released Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf on the App Store and Google Play with PC in the pipeline. Headquartered in Kaliningrad, Russia, HeroCraft was founded in 2002.