SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Kabam, the leader in the western world for free-to-play core games, today announced it has launched its highest grossing and longest-running game franchise on the Amazon Appstore, enabling Kindle Fire users to play one of the industry’s most popular and enduring games. Kabam’s Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North is the mobile version of Kabam’s Kingdoms of Camelot franchise that launched in 2009 and has grossed more than $250 million to become one of the top 10 strategy game franchises of all time.
“Kabam sets a standard for deeply immersive games that engage players over many years”
“Enabling Kabam players to enjoy Battle for the North on Kindle Fire completes the triple crown of mobile platforms for our players,” said Kabam Chief Operating Officer Chris Carvalho, referring to Kabam games’ availability also on the Apple App Store and Google Play platforms. “The Amazon Appstore is a terrific marketplace for Kabam as its Kindle Fire customers are some of the most enthusiastic digital entertainment consumers in the world. We welcome Kindle Fire owners to the thrilling world of Kingdoms of Camelot.”
“Kabam sets a standard for deeply immersive games that engage players over many years,” said Steve Rabuchin, General Manager of Amazon Appstore. “We’re thrilled that Amazon customers now have even more world class content to enjoy on their Kindle Fires.”
Kingdoms of Camelot pits players in the middle of the Arthurian legend, joining one of three powerful Factions and teaming up with the Wizard Merlin to build their Kingdoms and earn King Arthur’s favor and the chance to rule Camelot. Kabam launched the game as its inaugural title on Facebook in September 2009. Kabam built Battle for the North on iOS in 2012 and the game was the number one grossing iPhone application on the iOS App Store that year. Kabam has four games that have grossed more than $100 million in less than four years: Kingdoms of Camelot, Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North, Dragons of Atlantis and The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth.
Kabam is the leader in the western world for free-to-play core games with first and third party published titles available on mobile devices via the Apple Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, and on the Web via Facebook, Yahoo, Kabam.com and other platforms. In each of the last two years Kabam revenues have grown by 70 percent or more and will total more than $300 million in 2013. The company is profitable and has created four titles that, by the end of the year, will have grossed over $100M each in their life. Kabam’s Kingdoms of Camelot franchise has grossed more than $250 million in less than four years, making it one of the top 10 strategy franchises of all time. In 2012, Kabam Publishing was launched to provide third-party developers access to Kabam’s technology platform, distribution channels, data analytics and best practices that Kabam’s in-house development teams use to bring wildly successful games to players worldwide. Kabam has approximately 700 employees across three continents, with corporate headquarters in San Francisco. The company's investors include Google, Warner Brothers, MGM, Intel, Canaan Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Pinnacle Ventures and others. More information about Kabam can be found at www.kabam.com.