Becoming a big project: Battle for the Galaxy by AMT Games
AMT Games a growing game development studio, announced the release of Battle for the Galaxy a while back and launched it first in Google Play in 2014. Game designers followed best practice for growth and created it as a free to play game, with short sessions and simple gameplay making it a good choice for a great range of casual players. Adding great science fiction atmosphere, accurate animations and nice user experience to that – the game quickly became popular on the android store, even without proper mass media coverage.
First success allowed the team to focus on delivering new features to the users and distributing it to different markets. Apple Appstore version was released later that year, browser-based version was made in 2015 and Amazon users started installing the game in 2017. With the support of the community – gameplay and social features evolved as well, further improving the initially awesome game and making it truly a high-load project. As of 20th October 2017 up to 250,000 players are logging into the game daily.
If you are curios what’s the gameplay, here is a brief summary:
Battle for the Galaxy features player controlled development of the space outpost, further defending that outpost from other players, as well as attacking outposts of other players.
Players are offered to create or join corporations, which provide them with permanent bonuses to make defensive and offensive gameplay of a player easier and allow him to participate in a corporate wars.
Variety of playable units and unique buildings together with lots of upgrades for them, as well as multiplayer ranks makes it easy to enjoy the game for months.
Affiliate program and further distribution:
As a next step in 2016 AMT Games created an affiliate program, allowing any website to host the game and earn a revenue share. This resulted in about 100 big online gaming portals adding the game within a past year into their catalogues, making Battle for the Galaxy truly a widely distributed MMO strategy game, greatly increasing it’s fan community.
Official website of the game went 800,000 points up in Alexa’s ranking during just the summer 2017.
Some links to play the game and learn more about the company:
- App store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/battle-for-the-galaxy/id828410902?mt=8
- Google play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ninjakiwi.bftg&hl=en
- Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/AMT-Games-Battle-for-Galaxy/dp/B01N4GWBS9
- Desktop web version: https://battleforthegalaxy.com
- Developer’s website: https://amt-games.com