SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kabam and Universal Partnerships & Licensing today announced the worldwide release of Fast & Furious: Legacy, the official mobile game of the Fast & Furious movie franchise, available now for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices. Set across all seven films in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Fast & Furious: Legacy is an immersive action racing game that lets players become part of the Fast & Furious world. The game becomes available just ahead of the release of Universal Pictures’ latest chapter in the hugely successful series, Furious 7, in theaters April 3, 2015.
“Fast & Furious: Legacy has everything fans expect from the popular film franchise, from fan-favorite characters, the hottest cars to race in the fiercest competitive game modes, to high quality graphics that truly pop on screen,” said Bill Kim, executive producer for Fast & Furious: Legacy. “By bringing this type of experience exclusively to mobile devices, anyone with a smartphone or tablet can download Fast & Furious: Legacy for free and have their own unique Fast & Furious storyline.”
“We had a fantastic collaboration with Kabam on Fast & Furious 6: The Game, and together wanted to build on that success to create a new game that dives deep into the Fast & Furious universe and is true to the brand,” said Calvin Lim, Vice President, Mobile, Universal Partnerships & Licensing. “The films’ passionate fan base will love being able to extend their Fast & Furious experience beyond the theaters and play whenever, wherever on their mobile devices.”
In Fast & Furious: Legacy, players join Tej, Roman, Letty and other characters to tear up the streets in super-charged story missions set in a unique storyline inspired by Universal Pictures’ Fast & Furious series. Lead a crew against rival teams and race in iconic movie locations around the globe from Rio de Janeiro to Tokyo to Miami and back to Los Angeles. Trick-out custom rides and weave through traffic, avoid the cops and score airtime on jumps in all new adrenaline-pumping game modes. Game features include:
- All New Driving Modes: Dominate Classic Drag Races while perfecting all new action race modes including Street, Drift, Getaway and Takedown.
- Tear up the Streets of Iconic Movie Locations: Battle other crews through the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo, Miami and Los Angeles.
- Run Your Own Crew: Recruit your friends for Crew vs. Crew battles to earn respect and dominate the global leaderboards.
- Fast & Furious Cars: Collect and upgrade more than 50 licensed vehicles including many from the Fast & Furious movies!
- Battle Notorious Villains: Go head to head against Fast & Furious villains including Arturo Braga, DK, Shaw and more.
Fast & Furious: Legacy, the official mobile game of the Fast & Furious film franchise, is available for free on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as on Google Play. For the latest game information, visit www.fastandfuriouslegacy.com.
ABOUT FURIOUS 7
Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of Furious 7. James Wan directs this chapter of the hugely successful series that also welcomes back favorites Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky and Lucas Black. They are joined by international action stars new to the franchise including Jason Statham, Djimon Hounsou, Tony Jaa, Ronda Rousey, Nathalie Emmanuel and Kurt Russell. Neal H. Moritz, Vin Diesel and Michael Fottrell return to produce the film written by Chris Morgan. www.furious7.com
ABOUT UNIVERSAL PARTNERSHIPS & LICENSING
Universal Partnerships & Licensing (UP&L) oversees NBCUniversal’s consumer product and digital licensing for Universal Pictures, NBC Television, Focus Features and Sprout Channel. This dedicated division is also responsible for film, home entertainment and television promotions. UP&L is part of NBCUniversal. NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Kabam, Inc. (“Kabam”) creates, develops, and publishes games that are available on mobile devices via its own dedicated channel in the Apple App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore. Valued at more than $1 billion, Kabam is the 6th fastest growing company overall in North America, according to Deloitte LLP. The company has been profitable since 2012. Kabam's Kingdoms of Camelot franchise has grossed more than $250 million, making it one of the top 10 strategy franchises of all time. Kabam has also created four titles that have grossed more than $100 million each in their life. In 2014, Kabam had three titles rank in the Top 50 Grossing apps on the App Store. Kabam has more than 800 employees around the world, with corporate headquarters in San Francisco. The company's investors include Alibaba, Canaan Partners, Google, MGM, Intel, Pinnacle Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Warner Brothers and others. More information about Kabam can be found at www.kabam.com.