Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick announced today that its other baby, Jetpack Joyride, has been downloaded over a million times on PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. The portable PlayStation version of the game has also recently received an update that integrates Twitter support and "performance upgrades."
Jetpack Joyride is currently available on... wait, let's try this another way. Jetpack Joyride is currently not available on Xbox 360, Nintendo systems and most brands of toasters.
Growing fanbase skyrockets Barry Steakfries to new heights
February 15th, Brisbane, Australia – Halfbrick, creators of the worldwide phenomenon Fruit Ninja, today announced that Jetpack Joyride on PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, developed by fellow Aussie studio Big Ant, has been downloaded to more than 1,000,000 accounts across the Sony Entertainment Network in 2013.
The announcement comes fresh on the heels of a new update for PS Vita users, which adds Twitter support, performance upgrades and a host of user customization options to improve upon the already winning formula.
"It's been another incredible month for Jetpack Joyride," said Phil Larsen, Halfbrick's Chief Marketing Officer. "Player support has been sensational, proving without a doubt that Barry Steakfries is a perfect match for the PS3 and Vita!"
"We want to extend a massive thanks to the dedicated team at Big Ant for bringing Jetpack Joyride to Sony's passionate and thriving online community. Our amazing fans continue to exceed expectations, paving the way for more exciting releases further down the line."
Jetpack Joyride skyrockets players into a frenzied adventure featuring the lovable and mischievous hero Barry Steakfries, who captured hearts in previous Halfbrick mobile games, Age of Zombies and Monster Dash.
Down on his luck, Barry discovers the ultimate opportunity to turn his life into one of adventure, heroics and an everlasting place in the history books! Inside the depths of Legitimate Research, Barry commandeers fun-fuelled technology and literally shoots for the skies on a shower of bullets, rainbows, bubbles and more!
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Halfbrick is a professional game development studio based in Brisbane, Australia. Founded in 2001, it has developed many popular games across mobile and digital platforms including Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride and Age of Zombies. For further information, please visit www.halfbrick.com and follow on Twitter, Youtube and Facebook!