Gameloft surpasses 200 million downloads on the App Store

If you're a publisher of games for iOS devices and you've reached 200 million downloads, does Steve Jobs show up at your office and give you a hearty handshake? Gameloft would know.

The publisher and developer of mobile games can openly celebrate that feat, having just sold its 200 millionth game on the App store -- and currently has 20 more iOS games in development for 2011. Titles such as the N.O.V.A. series, Modern Combat and Asphalt are mentioned as having the greatest success in the App store in the release accompanying the news of this lofty achievement.
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Gameloft Surpasses 200 Million Downloads on the App Store

PARIS – June 2011 – Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, announced today it has surpassed the 200 million download milestone on iOS devices since the launch of the App Store. Major hit franchises such as N.O.V.A. - Near Orbit Vanguard AllianceTM, Asphalt, Modern Combat and Let's Golf have contributed to this monumental achievement.

"We have been able to develop a truly massive fan base by offering high-quality games on the App Store," said Gonzague de Vallois, Senior Vice President of Publishing at Gameloft. "For millions of people worldwide, Gameloft is now synonymous with amazing gaming experiences on their iPhone, iPod touch and iPad."

Gameloft plans to bring more than 20 new titles to iOS through the end of this year. These games will be offered as premium, freemium or subscription based according to their genre. "We are proud to be contributing to the major revolution on iOS while staying true to our values of quality and customer satisfaction," added de Vallois.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.