'Temple Run 2' Downloaded 20 Million Times Since Launch

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'Temple Run 2' Downloaded 20 Million Times Since Launch
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Temple Run 2 was downloaded more than 20 million times since its release Apple's App Store last Thursday, according to data released by developer Imangi Studios.

The successful free-to-play sequel [iTunes link] to Temple Run became the #1 Free App in just six hours, and is currently the third-highest grossing app available thanks to its freemium content.

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“The response from fans has been overwhelming,” says Keith Shepherd, co-founder of Imangi. “We are thrilled players want more of the Temple Run universe, and we hope to grow and expand the game over the coming months.”

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The original Temple Run was downloaded more than 170 million times on iOS and Android devices since its release in 2011. It was downloaded more than 2.5 million times on Christmas Day of 2012 as people unwrapped new devices.

To compare, all of the Angry Birds games were downloaded about 8 million times on Christmas Day, according to data release by Rovio.

Temple Run 2 players are also playing a lot. There have already been 210 million sessions of the Temple Run 2 and 1,775 years of gameplay since Thursday.

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Welcome to 'Temple Run 2,' released a little more than a year after the original blockbuster game.

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