Monument Valley Is Bringing Ida’s Dream To All Platforms Free On June 25
Monument Valley stays probably the greatest cellular video games of final yr, and certain ranks among the many higher titles of all time, when it comes to distinctive design and imaginative gameplay mechanics. The ustwo video games debut is getting even higher at the moment, because of the discharge of a particular, visually up to date model of the Ida’s Dream degree pack launched as a part of a Challenge (RED) charitable promotion final yr.
The unique Ida’s Dream enlargement was made out there as an in-app buy, however the brand new launch gives the identical ranges to all Monument Valley gamers totally free, throughout all platforms on the similar time on June 25. The unique model will stay obtainable to those that bought it, which means they alone get entry to the particular purple-coloured model provided at the side of Undertaking (RED), however ustwo’s Director of Video games Neil McFarland defined to TechCrunch that they felt everybody ought to have the ability to benefit from the full expertise of Monument Valley, which incorporates Ida’s Dream.
“That is content material that folks haven’t been capable of get, or simply missed out on, and it’s simply actually good that we’re finishing it now for almost all of gamers,” McFarland defined. “Now everybody goes to have entry to the whole chapter library of the sport which we’re actually enthusiastic about.”
This appears more likely to be the final content material replace for Monument Valley, with McFarland confirming that because the studio mentioned across the time of the unique Ida’s Dream launch, they’re specializing in future video games and upcoming experiences just like the digital actuality story journey expertise Land’s Finish, which is due out later this yr. Land’s Finish will make its debut on Gear VR, and McFarland says that ustwo video games has been working intently with Oculus VR to ensure it supplies a terrific film VR expertise.
One other recreation destined for cellular units, with a extra conventional 2D touchscreen-based mostly design, can also be already within the works and is due out someday subsequent yr, McFarland informed TechCrunch. The corporate isn’t revealing a lot concerning the comply with-up but, however given the success and reception of Monument Valley, it’ll have excessive expectations to stay as much as when it does arrive subsequent yr.
General, Monument Valley has already collected a complete of almost four million (three,955,212 as of yesterday) downloads since its launch, throughout all platforms together with iOS, Google, Amazon and Home windows. iOS represents the overwhelming majority of these downloads, in addition to of the almost $10 million in income ($9,481,263) it has earned from the sport up to now. Right here’s an in depth breakdown of Monument Valley’s efficiency by platform, with stats offered by the corporate:
And in case you’re interested in the way it’s performing worldwide, ustwo has additionally offered TechCrunch with regional gross sales breakdowns. It’s uncommon, granular look contained in the metrics of one of many prime-perfomring App Retailer releases of 2014.
The brand new, shade-altered model of Ida’s Dream shall be out there as a free replace for Monument Valley on each iOS and Android. The unique recreation nonetheless retails for $three.ninety nine.