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First app to hit a million PAID downloads: Flick Sports Fishing

06-23-2009, 09:52 AM
#1
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First app to hit a million PAID downloads: Flick Sports Fishing

Flick Sports Fishing sold its millionth copy over the weekend, apparently the first paid app to do so. They just issued a press release. Pretty cool milestone I would say...

http://news.freeverse.com/archives/2...erses-flic.php

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06-23-2009, 09:53 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2009
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Thats insane

Looks like Apple had the right idea

06-23-2009, 09:57 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ian1969uk View Post
Uh oh! Someone's lying here, ha.

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06-23-2009, 09:58 AM
#5
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I saw this and was very puzzled. Flight Control and Pocket God both hit a million long before Flick Fishing.
06-23-2009, 10:00 AM
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Maybe they mean first freeverse paid app to hit a million?
06-23-2009, 10:02 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by upsidedown View Post
Maybe they mean first freeverse paid app to hit a million?
I thought that for a second too, but they make it pretty clear in the opening sentence:

NEW YORK - June 23, 2009 - Freeverse, one of the leading developers and publishers of iPhone games, sold the millionth copy of its Flick Fishing game over the weekend, making Flick Fishing the first paid application to reach the one million download milestone.

Looks like they might have their facts wrong, which I'm assuming is the case.

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06-23-2009, 10:02 AM
#8
Hmm.....since the report is mostly on the in-app purchasing, could it be that it's the 1st app to have 1m in-app purchases....just guessing cause that's really far off...
06-23-2009, 10:04 AM
#9
I bet fieldrunners and nitro kart have sold a million copies a loooooooooong time ago.
06-23-2009, 10:04 AM
#10
Joined: May 2009
Location: San Francisco, CA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by upsidedown View Post
Maybe they mean first freeverse paid app to hit a million?
That holds less awe than being the FIRST to do it out of all the games out there. But congrats none the less, big achievement.

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