King.com launches Pet Rescue Saga, bringing Candy Crush Saga to mobile

Social game developer King.com today announced it’s bringing Candy Crush Saga to mobile devices, as well as the launch of its newest “Saga” game: Pet Rescue Saga.

Pet Rescue Saga is a new block-busting puzzle game featuring different puzzle challenges and game modes, as well as 3D graphics. The title features a number of animated pets for players to rescue from various threats in multiple environments. Gameplay has users removing blocks so the animals can move through the levels to safety, and players can win by either removing a required number of blocks or saving a certain number of pets. Each episode (with its own special environment) will include up to 10 different types of levels, and the game comes with over 50 different levels at the time of launch.

Candy Crush Saga, meanwhile, is coming to mobile devices in November. The game’s proven extremely popular on Facebook ever since it launched in April, rapidly climbing the charts over the past few months and hit new peak traffic levels of 15.6 million monthly active users and 5 million daily active users over the last week. At the moment, the game’s currently holding the No. 4 spot among the top 25 games by DAU.

The game will be available for iOS and, like Bubble Witch Saga before it, will offer complete synchronization with Facebook to provide a fully cross-platform experience. Bubble Witch Saga’s move to iOS didn’t seem to bring in new users like we expected it would with the Facebook Connect implementation, but King.com’s Tommy Palm revealed at GDC Online that the game is monetizing three times as well on iOS as it is on Facebook.

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