Reliance Communication launches Games Arcade app for its subscribers

The telecom operator has partnered with Opera Apps Club to give Reliance subscribers access to more than 300 Android games

Published Date
10 - Nov - 2016
| Last Updated
10 - Nov - 2016
 
Reliance Communication launches Games Arcade app for its subscrib...

Reliance has launched the Games Arcade app. The app is available only to Reliance subscribers and offers access to more than 300 premium and popular Android games. The store is powered by the Opera Apps Club. The Reliance Games Arcade lets users download and play any one of the games in the store for Rs. 15 for a period of 10 days. The use of games in unrestricted during the validity period with no limit to downloads. Further, subscribers do not need to have a credit or debit card to purchase games as the fee can be paid through the user’s mobile balance or added to the postpaid bill.

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Reliance subscribers can now access premium mobile games with the launch of the Games Arcade App, a digital store of almost 300+ select, premium and popular Android games. The store is powered by Opera Apps Club.

As a departure from the present way of purchasing individual games from the Google Play store, Reliance Games Arcade provides freedom to download and play hundreds of curated games available in the store for an affordable price of Rs 15 for 10 days. The use of games is unrestricted during the validity period without any limit to download. The games are procured from top developers around the world.

All the games available for download in the app are full versions, they include in-app purchases and they let users enjoy an ad-free gaming experience. The Reliance Games Arcade app comes with an advanced app discovery option that enables users to view daily featured apps, most downloaded apps and more.

Customers do not need credit or debit cards to purchase games from Reliance Games Arcade. The subscription fee can be paid through the customer’s mobile balance or added to the postpaid bill.

“With increased penetration of smartphones in the country, we are focusing on providing our discerning consumers with an array of rich digital services to meet their ever-evolving demands. Gaming is hugely popular among young Indian consumers; we are happy to bring this Games Arcade app to all our Reliance network users,” said Gurdeep Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Business, Reliance Communications Limited

Smartphones rule gaming landscape in India

With 40-50 million Indians playing games on their smartphones and feature phones, as highlighted in the Indian Games Market Review by Nasscom, the mobile gaming industry is expected to grow by 40-50% annually.

“The Indian smartphone market is primarily being propelled by youth under the age of 25 years, which comprises 63% gamers. Opera Apps Club is at the forefront of bringing consumers closer to their passions, and our partnership with Reliance for the Reliance Games Arcade is a step towards that. We are confident gamers will enjoy the experience and the adrenaline rush it offers,” says Peter Panait Løjmand, Senior Vice President of Opera Apps Club.