Candy Crush Saga has reached an impressive milestone. King, in an interview with Reuters, announced that by today its game has earned $ 20 billion.

The number of downloads of Candy Crush Saga has exceeded 5 billion.

"We have proven to ourselves and the industry that it is possible to breathe new life into games released years ago, keep them relevant for decades or more, and also set a record even ten years after the release," said King President Tjodolf Sommestad.

Candy Crush Saga was released in 2012. Initially, the game was released on the King website, then on Facebook*, and by the end of the year it reached mobile stores.

Update: In her blog, King said that $20 billion in revenue and 5 billion downloads collected all the games in the Candy Crush Saga franchise. It includes both the Candy Crush Saga game itself, and titles like Candy Crush Soda Saga and Candy Crush Jelly Saga.

*Belongs to the Meta company banned in the territory of the Russian Federation.

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