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IOS gaming recap: Stumble Guys leaves Fall Guys feeling flat

Posted On: Oct 6, 2022   |   Posted By: iMore

IOS gaming recap: Stumble Guys leaves Fall Guys feeling flat

There's also a new Subway Surfers spin-off and a Donkey Kong-alike.
This week in mobile games, a colorful battle royale platform game is top of the charts - but it's not Fall Guys. Ubisoft showed off The Division Resurgence for the first time and we got the briefest glimpse of Lord of the Rings: Heroes of middle-earth.
Plus, There's a new Subway Surfers game on Apple Arcade and a banana-collecting platformer starring a big ape that isn't Donkey Kong.
Let's get into it, shall we?
Stumble Guys leapfrogs Fall Guys
This week Fall Guys clone Stumble Guys hit the number one spot in the U.S. and U.K. App Store chart. And while it's a pretty brazen copy of the battle royale, it's a very impressive one: It really is Fall Guys for mobile in all but name, and even the name's pretty close.
It has been downloaded over 160 million times to date, according to Appmagic figures. Compare that to Fall Guys on PC and console, which just passed 50m downloads, and you can see just how big the missed opportunity is for Fall Guys...

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