Fruit Ninja, the massively popular iOS, Android and Windows Phone game, is getting a major update this October. Developer Halfbrick announced the news alongside the first of five ‘Ninjas in Training’ trailers launched on YouTube.
This isn’t the typical app update. Halfbrick says it has rebuilt the game from scratch to include a new menu system, new graphical effects for weapons, and new locations. There will be leaderboards in the new Fruit Ninja, so you can compare your skills with your friends.
Fruit Ninja was released in 2010 and has gone on to be downloaded over 500 million times, making it one of the most successful mobile games ever. Available in free and premium versions, it’s unusual in that it doesn’t have a stream of sequels to cash in on its success, like Angry Birds or Temple Run.
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