LONDON and NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How sweet it is! King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced that Candy Crush Soda Saga, the sister title to the pop-culture phenomenon Candy Crush Saga, has launched worldwide on iOS and Android platforms. Sodalicious!
This next iteration of the Candy Crush sensation presents a delicious new gaming experience that returns players to the delectable world of 'Candy Kingdom'. There, they will explore juicy new environments, encounter mouthwatering new candies and kooky new characters, and drink up the non-stop fun in five scrumptious new game modes featuring divine candy combinations – and brimming with purple soda! Looking and tasting sweeter than ever before, Candy Crush Soda Saga will quench the gaming thirst of both hardcore Candy Crush fans and newcomers to the legendary franchise.
In Candy Crush Soda Saga, new character Kimmy joins Tiffi and Mr. Toffee as they battle through 135 yummy new levels available at launch. Signature magical elements of Candy Crush remain but gamers will experience fun soda surprises around every corner. Candy Crush Soda Saga presents five irresistible new game modes:
- Soda - Players are tasked to fill the board with fizzy purple soda
- Soda Bears - Gamers must release the floating bears in soda
- Frosting - Fight to crush the ice to free the bears
- Honey - Release the bears stuck in the honey
- Chocolate - Remove all the chocolate from the board
Within the game there will also be two new exciting colour combinations, challenging gamers to match 4 candies in a square to receive a delicious Swedish Fish or match 7 candies to create the remarkable Colouring Candy.
"We're excited to offer our players the chance to experience the next installment in the franchise now that Candy Crush Soda Saga is available on mobile devices," said Sebastian Knutsson, Chief Creative Officer at King. "We continue to be astounded by the global success of Candy Crush and the initial response to Candy Crush Soda Saga, since it launched on Facebook last month, has been positive. With the mobile launch, fans will be able to play the game anywhere, anytime, and on any device and we hope they have as much fun playing it as much as we have had making it."
Designed to be played alongside the original Candy Crush Saga, this next installment introduces entertaining features for players who love the gameplay and story of the first title, and are looking for fun, fresh challenges. Candy Crush Soda Saga features the same framework used in the original, where players progress through new levels and episodes on the Saga map.
Candy Crush Soda Saga is also available on Facebook.
King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING) is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world. It has a network of 348 million monthly unique users as of third quarter 2014, and offers more than 190 exclusive games in over 200 countries through its king.com and royalgames.com websites, Facebook, and mobile distribution platforms such as the Apple App Store, Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore. King has game studios in Stockholm, Bucharest, Malmo, London, Barcelona, Berlin and Singapore along with offices in San Francisco, Malta, Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai.
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