Opera and Idea Cellular has launched the Idea Games Club, it’s a premium mobile-gaming app which is available exclusively to all idea subscribers. The subscription to Idea Games Club would allow users to download and enjoy unlimited, full-version premium gaming apps on their smartphone without worry about in-app purchases & advertisement. As an idea customer you can subscribe to Idea Games Club either by downloading the app directly from http://Ideagamesclub.in or by sending sms SUB OGCPM to 155223
Announcing the launch, Sashi Shankar, Chief Marketing Officer, Idea Cellular says:
“According to a Nasscom survey, around 40-50 million Indians play games on their smartphones, and this number is expected to grow by 50% annually. With the rapid rollout of our 4G services and increased penetration of smartphones in the country, we are providing our customers an array of rich digital services to meet their demand for engaging apps and content, and Idea Games Club is one such proposition.”
Adding further, Sunil Kamath, Vice President for South Asia & Southeast Asia:
“Idea Games Club is the most affordable and convenient way to purchase paid games. The flat subscription-fee model – payable through operators’ billing systems – will save consumers a lot of money and effort compared to buying apps one by one from the traditional app store.”
As an introductory offer, the subscription for the Idea Games Club starts at Rs. 29 per month until 30th June 2016. The subscription amount will be deducted from the prepaid balance or will be added in the bill in case of post-paid account. The app is compatible with Android versions running 2.4 onwards and comes with an Advanced App Discovery option which enables users to view the daily-featured apps and the most-downloaded apps. To provide best apps, Opera has partnered with over 150 top global and regional publishers and developers who are responsible for some of the best apps in the world.
The technology behind Idea Games Club is powered by Opera Apps Club, which also brings value to game and app developers by offering an alternative distribution channel. With over six million active subscribers, Opera Apps Club provides an effective channel to get their apps discovered and monetized across the globe with Opera’s operator and OEM partners.