Candy Crush Saga celebrates its 10th anniversary with over 3 billion downloads worldwide

The hugely popular Match-3 mobile game from King has been played on all seven continents, including Antarctica.
Candy Crush logo, with a backdrop of a lot of candies.

Candy Crush Saga was first released on November 2012, and celebrates its tenth anniversary with plenty of new content for players to look forward to. 12 new audio tracks which were recorded with a live orchestra at Abbey Road Studios in London will be available for players to enjoy in-game, along with all the other events and content planned. Even after 10 years, millions of people continue to enjoy the game worldwide.

Tjodolf Sommestad, President at King commented,

“Candy Crush Saga pioneered the way the world plays games on their phones and 10 years later, it feels like we’re just getting started. I’m immensely proud of the team and the work they have put in to achieve this level of success. We put a huge amount of care and craft into creating a game that is enjoyed by so many people around the world. We are committed to our mission of making the world playful for many more years to come.”

Candy Crush Saga has been downloaded more than three billion times since its launch in 2012, and is the most downloaded casual match game of all time. More than five trillion levels have been completed since its release. The franchise has more than 200 million monthly active users and has been holding the position of the top-grossing game franchise in the US for 21 quarters in a row.

King, the developer behind the Candy Crush franchise, was acquired by Activision Blizzard in 2016. The developer has had many hit games, including Farm Heroes Saga, Candy Crush Soda, Bubble Witch Saga, and Pet Rescue Saga. King’s games are being played by 240 million monthly active users, as of Q3 2022.

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