Game developer SYBO announced at the GDC 2023 exhibition, the “Subway Runner” hand game is about to celebrate its 11th birthday in May this year, the cumulative global downloads exceeded 4 billion times.
The statement from Mathias Gredal Norvig, CEO of SYBO, is as follows:
"The SYBO team has worked tirelessly for over a decade to set a new milestone of 4 billion handheld downloads. We are very grateful to parkour fans around the world for driving this game forward. 2022 is a pivotal year for Subway Runner, as it was named the most downloaded mobile game, and this year we plan to offer new ways for fans to interact with the IP."
SYBO says the handheld Subway Runner has more than 20 million daily active users and more than 150 million monthly active users. Last year on the TikTok platform, there were more than 31 million views per month related to the handheld game, and more than 320 million views on the YouTube platform last year.