(NEW YORK)–Freeze Tag (OTCMKTS: FRZT), a leading creator of mobile social games, today announced the official launch date of their Garfield GO! Augmented Reality treasure hunt game on Google Play and Apple’s App Store for Tuesday, June 13, 2017.
The Garfield GO! mobile game is the first collaboration between Freeze Tag and strategic partner, Munzee the next generation in global scavenger hunt games. With almost 6 million locations worldwide and hundreds of thousands of players, Munzee is a social platform that blends gamification, geolocation and marketing elements into an experience that rewards players for going places in the physical world. www.munzee.com
This news of their upcoming North American launch of Garfield GO! sent FRZT stock soaring around 557% to close at around $0.0023 a record volume of nearly 950 million shares traded. This has caught the attention of traders, and shows the high retail interest in the booming market for augmented reality and gaming. FRZT is expected to be high on investor radars going into weekend, and could set the stage for higher moves up as launch date for game approaches.
The virtual and augmented reality industry is just starting to fully launch. According to research from the International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide revenues for the augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) market is forecast to grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to more than $162 billion in 2020. Source ~ VRScout, Inc.
To learn more about this highly anticipated Garfield GO! game please visit their website at www.garfieldgo.com
Another gaming play moving to put together augmented reality and gaming is AppSwarm, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SWRM), which focuses on the acquisition and development of application-based technologies. The Company recently launched popular mobile games such as Avenging Soldiers, and their zombie based fighter game Dead Uncleansed.
Exclusive Publication Rights
AppSwarm holds the exclusive worldwide distribution and publication rights to the mobile game “Dead Uncleansed” on the iOS and Android formats, and also holds the first right of refusal for publication of future games using this brand. Now, with the explosive interest in augmented reality, their could be discussions for a newer version of Dead Uncleansed in an augmented format where players could find and fight zombies right in their local area using GPS.
SWRM reported a profit for fiscal year 2016, and currently has around 55 million shares issued and outstanding. Add in the growing retail investor interest in augmented and virtual reality games and SWRM may soon be on the heels as the next big runner behind FRZT in this exciting growth sector.
About Freeze Tag, Inc.
Freeze Tag, Inc. is a leading creator of mobile social games that are fun and engaging for all ages. Based on a free-to-play business model that has propelled games like Candy Crush Saga to worldwide success, we employ state-of-the-art data analytics and proprietary technology to dynamically optimize the gaming experience for revenue generation. Players can download and enjoy our games for free, or they can purchase virtual items and additional features within the game to increase the fun factor. Our games encourage players to compete and engage with their friends on major social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Founded by gaming industry veterans, Freeze Tag has launched several successful mobile games including the number one hit series Victorian Mysteries and Unsolved Mystery Club, as well as digital entertainment like Etch A Sketch. Freeze Tag games have been downloaded millions of times on the Apple, Amazon and Google app stores.
AppSwarm, Inc. is a technology development and incubation company focused in accelerating the development of mobile applications and technology, fast-tracking product to market. AppSwarm partners with application developers through joint ventures, royalty agreements, marketing partnerships, and outright purchase agreements. www.app-swarm.com
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