GameFly Releases Major Update for Mobile App: New Social Features Connect Gamers Like Never Before
With More Than 2.6M Downloads, The GameFly App is The Number One App for Video Games News and Information
LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GameFly, Inc., the leading online video game rental subscription service, today released a significant update to its popular mobile App, the number one App for video games news and information. It has seen over 2.6 million downloads to date on multiple operating systems. The updated App includes a number of next-generation features that connect users socially, and will transform the way gamers interact.
The GameFly App is a comprehensive resource for gamers that features easy-to-use and free discovery tools for new games, as well as connecting avid gamers with each other. The updated App, available now in the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, includes the following:
- Create a profile page and browse others' profiles
- Find new people to play with on Xbox LIVE, PSN & Wii
- Post updates and share info with followers
- Follow friends and other gamers, and discover what they're playing
- View recent activity around any game
- Comment on others' posts and see comments on your posts
- Get notifications when people comment on your posts
- Connect Facebook and Twitter accounts seamlessly with the GameFly App
- GameFly members have the option to share the games they add to their GameQ or decide to keep
"Games have always been inherently social – and with these updates to our App, gamers can be more connected to one another than ever before," said Sean Spector, GameFly co-founder and SVP of Business Development and Content. "The GameFly App is an incredible resource for information on games – now we are providing the tools to build a broader, more engaged community for gamers."
The updated GameFly App is now available in the Apple iTunes App Store or it can be downloaded from www.gamefly.com/mobile.
About GameFly App
GameFly is the ultimate video game resource App for mobile devices and is available for the iOS, Android and Palm platforms. With up-to-date news and game trailers, as well as social networking connectivity and in-app access to GameFly account features, the GameFly App provides on-the-fly access to detailed and current information for more than 8,000 titles for all current consoles, handhelds and mobile devices, including Xbox 360™ Kinect, PlayStation® 3 Move, PlayStation® 2, Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo 3DS™, Nintendo DS™ and PSP™; iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Palm.
GameFly, the leading online video game rental subscription service, allows subscribers to rent one or more video games concurrently, with no due dates, late fees or shipping charges for a fixed monthly fee starting at $15.95 a month. Subscribers select titles and manage their GameQ online from the GameFly website at www.gamefly.com or from its GameCenter mobile application for iOS, Android and Palm devices. Users receive games via First-Class Mail and return them to GameFly at their convenience using prepaid mailers. In addition to selling video games through the "Keep" feature, GameFly also sells new and used video games to subscribers and others through the website. To complement GameFly's subscription service and video game sales, the company operates a network of advertising-supported websites that provide video game content and information under the GameFly Media brand.
SOURCE GameFly, Inc.
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