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World Cricket Championship 3 crosses 143 million downloads

It seems like the game “tapped” in the void left due to the absence of live Cricket during the lockdown. Let’s take a closer look at the success that World Cricket Championship 3 achieved here.

Nextwave Multimedia, the company behind the smartphone game World Cricket Championship 3 (WCC3) shared some new information around the title. According to the announcement, the game has crossed about 143 million downloads across the globe. It seems like the game “tapped” in the void left due to the absence of live Cricket during the lockdown. It is also worth noting that the title won the AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. This served as a good buffer for people before IPL 2020 started in UAE. Let’s take a closer look at the success that World Cricket Championship 3 achieved during the coronavirus pandemic here.

World Cricket Championship 3 outlines increased downloads, details

According to the announcement, the “Made in India” franchise recorded “more than 22 million downloads” from February to August 2020. In addition, the game also saw “more than 100 percent growth” in its in-app purchases. Nextwave Multimedia CEO and Co-founder P.R Rajendran issued a statement as part of the announcement. Rajendran added, “Gaming is a very competitive space and to stay on top definitely requires effort. However, we are driven by the support from our fans. The amount of dedicated engagement and feedback we receive from the fans is a reward in itself.” He went on to state, “We are excited to bring new features for the fans of the game and cricket in general. Our new offerings in the third edition are fresh and innovative and we hope that the fans would really enjoy them.”

For some context, the game comes with a career mode that is spread across three different brackets and 25 series. Players will play through more than 400 matches to hone their skills from local clubs to national to international levels. The game has multiple modes including World Tour as well as “Hot events” to offer variety. It is also working on a women’s cricket mode in the game to pay tribute to its constantly changing face.

In the past, Nextwave teamed up with professional cricketers including Aakash Chopra, Matthew Hayden, and more to provide bilingual commentary. World Cricket Championship 3 is currently available both on Google Play Store and Apple App Store for Android and iOS respectively.