HOW TO WIN BIG IN THE APP MARKET
A "big win" game app success story
Hothead Games & Cloudant
Hothead Games is an award-winning, independent game development studio focused on mobile games, for iOS & Android.
In March 2012, when their game "Big Win Soccer" became a featured app
USAGE SOARED OVERNIGHT.
Big Win Soccer launched on February 29, 2012
"It's my favorite game I play everyday in the morning in the afternoon in the night I loveeeeeee big win." -@Marianaziehlsdorfc
“I love big win games."@magic Elza
• iPhone App store rank in "Sports" category
Our code makes billions of database transactions a day.
It's critical to our business that every single one of those works reliably and is super fast.
Joel DeYoung, Director of Technology at Hothead Games
Hothead Games moves their data layer to the Cloudant cloud database service.
Putting database management in Cloudant's hands enables Hothead to stay focused on new game development and improving the player experience.
Cloudant the world's first globally distributed data layer as a service for loading, storing, analyzing, and distributing application data
In one year, Cloudant scaled Hothead Games
Over the next year, Hothead Games launched Big Win Hockey, Baseball, Basketball, and Football, all of which became #1 sports games in multiple countries.
Number of DB servers in
APRIL JUNE JULY SEPT OCT DEC MAR
6 12 18 60 78 102 226
Today, Cloudant is the cloud database for all the Hothead Big Win games.
BIG WIN STATS
275 million games played
350 million packs of cards opened
2.5 billion documents stored in Cloudant
30 Big Win apps opened every SECOND
Big Win's list of games now includes: Soccer, Hockey, Baseball, Football, Basketball
Hothead Games handled their overnight success with Cloudant.
How will you handle success?
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