Posted on 22 June 2009
Congrats to iPhone game developer Freeverse
, who announced today that over the weekend they sold the millionth copy of their Flick Fishing game
, making Flick Fishing the first paid application to reach the one million download milestone.
Flick Fishing allows iPhone and iPod touch users to take a virtual fishing trip with the flick of a wrist. The game uses the iPhone's accelerometer to recreate a casting motion, then a combination of bait choice and fishing skill helps players land the big fish.
The iPhone OS 3.0 update issued last week for Flick Fishing allows peer-to-peer networking for players to compare their catches while competing in a blackjack style fishing contest. In addition, in-app purchases of a new fishing location and new fish have been made by nearly 10 percent of users since the OS 3.0 update was issued.
"We couldn't be happier that so many people decided to put on their virtual fishing cap and give Flick Fishing a try," said Ian Lynch Smith, president and co-founder of Freeverse. "We're very proud that over one million players have discovered that Flick Fishing is a great way to enjoy summer fun on your iPhone without the pesky flies and mosquitoes."
The game can be purchased from iTunes for $.99 by clicking here