Gameloft has become the latest Android developer to embrace GetJar Gold, announcing Asphalt 6 as a free application. So instead of dropping a buck in the Android Market, download and install the game on your Android smartphone or tablet for free through GetJar. Launched back in September 2011, the service has grown to include new developers and games all the time. As of today there are more than 100 free ultra-premium titles with a total value in excess of $250.00 and growing. Additional games already available include TuneInRadio Pro, Age of Zombies, Walkabout, Tweetcaster, and more.
Hopefully this is but the first of many Gameloft titles to land in the GetJar Gold program. We can think of a number of games that users would love to see go free… how about you?
Gameloft Signs On with GetJarGold
Asphalt 6 Zooms Its Way to Android Users for Free
SAN MATEO, Calif. – January 24, 2012 – GetJar, the world’s largest free app store, today announced that Asphalt 6, the adrenaline-pumping racing game from Gameloft is now available for free on GetJar Gold. This is GetJar’s first title fromGameloft, one of the world’s premier publishers of mobile games.
Asphalt 6 lets you discover 42 different cars and bikes from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Ducati and many more, and tear up the streets of Los Angeles,Tokyo, the Bahamas and other amazing locations. Drive against tough opponents in different leagues with online and local multiplayer for up to six players.
Asphalt 6 is one of more than 100 free, ultra-premium apps available to consumers on GetJar Gold. GetJar makes over $250 worth of apps free to consumers and gives away up to $300,000 worth of free apps each day.
“GetJar puts Asphalt 6 front and center with millions of consumers around the world, and we’re excited to finally join forces with them,” said Yann Fourneau, Sales Director at Gameloft. “They are innovating on the app store model in ways that are great for the whole ecosystem, including consumers, developers and publishers.”
“It’s great to have Gameloft in the fold and making their games available for free through Getjar,” said GetJar CEO Ilja Laurs. “We now have 95% of the world’s top developers and publishers on GetJar, and the momentum we need to continue to explore new ways to reward both Android users and the developers building great new apps for them.”
GetJar is the world’s largest free app store with over 2 billion consumer downloads to date. The company distributes more than 350,000 mobile applications for Android, and 395,000 developers have registered with GetJar to distribute their apps. TIME named GetJar one of “10 Start-Ups That Will Change Your Life.” GetJar is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Seattle, the UK and Lithuania. For more information,please visit www.getjar.com and follow us @GetJar on Twitter.