Milestone Represents Downloads Worldwide Across Android and iOS Devices
TOKYO—November 6, 2020—DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, today announced that the mobile game Pokémon Masters EX has surpassed 30 million downloads worldwide across Android and Apple devices since launching in late August 2019. To commemorate this achievement, players that login to the game from now until February 25, 2021 at 9:59PM Pacific Time will receive a bonus of 1,500 Gems, enough to add up to five sync pairs to players’ teams.
Investment syndicate comprising of popular YouTube personalities back startup enabling real-time livestream interactions with fans and new revenue streams
VALENCIA, SPAIN – November 4, 2020 –Streamloots, a company providing technologies to enhance engagement and monetization of livestream audiences, today announced that it received additional funding from Creative Investment Club. The fund is a syndicate of content creator investors and was co-founded by popular YouTuber, Caspar Lee, and fund manager, Sasha Kaletsky. The round also includes participation from fund members and notable YouTubers Memeulous and WillNE. The capital infusion will be used to fuel the company’s user growth and development of new service offerings, with the aim of enabling content creators to establish and build their own businesses. The company has raised a total of $7.2 million thus far.
Content update also brings Alolan Family of Trainers Lusamine & Pheromosa, Lillie & Clefairy, and Gladion & Silvally to the game
TOKYO—September 17, 2020—DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, has announced that Team Rocket’s James has been added to a story event titled “Blasting Off Again” in Pokémon Masters EX. In this in-game event, available from now until January 24 at 9:59PM Pacific time for those that have completed Chapter 1 of the Main Story, players will be able join the Team Rocket trio of Jessie, James, and Meowth as they try to disrupt a fireworks festival on the island of Pasio. Players who complete this in-game event will have the Poison-type sync pair of James & Weezing join their teams.
Jump instantly into Hopoo Games’ hit title across your devices on Google’s cloud gaming service
FRISCO, Texas – September 12, 2020 – Hopoo Games and Gearbox Publishing announced that Risk of Rain 2 is coming soon to Stadia for one-click play across compatible laptops, desktops, phones and tablets. Risk of Rain 2 on Stadia introduces Sundered Grove, a new stage releasing first on the platform. The full game and new map will be available for purchase on the Stadia store for $24.99.
New CGI trailer, social media filters that transform users into Trainers, content updates and more
TOKYO—August 28, 2020—DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, has kicked off a one-year anniversary celebration for Pokémon Masters with the release of a new CGI trailer, Instagram and Facebook filters, new in-game content and events, and more. To signify how much the game has changed and evolved since its release, its title has been changed from Pokémon Masters to Pokémon Masters EX.
Video message from the game’s producers, new website, and content updates also available to celebrate this achievement
TOKYO—August 17, 2020—DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, has announced a number of content updates leading into the one-year anniversary of the release of Pokémon Masters. Most notably, the title of the game will be changing from Pokémon Masters to Pokémon Masters EX in a future update to signify how much the game has changed and evolved since its release.
Hopoo Games celebrates 1.0 release after more than two million sold in Steam Early Access
FRISCO, Texas – August 11, 2020 – Today Risk of Rain 2 officially releases out of Steam’s Early Access program, Hopoo Games and Gearbox Publishing announced. In celebration of the launch, Steam users can purchase Risk of Rain 2 for the discounted price of $15.99 from today until August 18. On August 19, Risk of Rain 2 will be priced at $24.99.
Content update also introduces gameplay updates and improvements
TOKYO—July 31, 2020—DeNA Co., Ltd., in partnership with The Pokémon Company, has announced various Summer-themed content updates for Pokémon Masters. Players will be able to add Summer versions of Steven & Alolan Sandslash and Lyra & Jigglypuff to their teams via the sync pair spotlight scout, available now until August 16 at 10:59PM Pacific time. The sync pair of Steven & Alolan Sandslash can unleash Ice-type attacks like Icicle Spear and Icicle Crash, while Lyra & Jigglypuff can deploy Fairy-type moves like Dazzling Gleam, which damages all opponents at once.