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The Walking Dead: Survivors Reaches 20 Million Downloads in Time for 1st Anniversary

Celebrate the first year anniversary with new gameplay mode and in-game rewards
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Elex and Skybound are thrilled to be celebrating the one-year anniversary of The Walking Dead: Survivors. Alongside celebrating the game’s first year, the title has reached an impressive milestone of 20 million downloads. To celebrate reaching 20 million downloads and the title turning one, in-game events will be available for players to enjoy from today - April 19. 

During the one-year anniversary event, players will be able to participate in in-game events and earn daily rewards. During the 7 day event, players will earn login rewards including in-game resources for each day they log in. The new Catch-the-Gift function allows players to send gifts of items in their inventory to others by sending a gift in in-game chat channels that allows other players to “catch” the gift. 

Celebrations for the first year anniversary in
The Walking Dead: Survivors are going on now through April 19th. Players can get started by downloading the game for free on the App Store or Google Play. For more information on The Walking Dead: Survivors visit the official site here. To stay up to date on the latest events The Walking Dead: Survivors follow the game’s official Facebook or Twitter or meet other fans by joining the official Discord.


  • Action-packed MMO, PvP experience

  • Play as iconic characters from The Walking Dead franchise; gain new skills by upgrading your team.

  • Discover and explore exciting and terrifying locations from The Walking Dead universe.

  • Strategize to defeat enemies, build and fortify settlements.

  • Gather resources, form alliances and join a clan

  • Create unbeatable team-ups with the Survivor Chemistry feature, boasting an endless combination of characters
  • ​​​​​​​Become a part of The Walking Dead: Survivors community to connect and share stories with millions of TWD fans.
Download The Walking Dead: Survivors Now!

About Skybound  

Skybound Entertainment is a multiplatform content company that works closely with creators and their intellectual properties—extending their stories to further platforms, including comics, television, film, tabletop and video games, books, digital content, events, and beyond. The company is the home of notable properties, including The Walking Dead, Invincible, and Super Dinosaur.


Skybound holds strategic partnerships across the entertainment industry and has the in-house capabilities to serve as publisher, producer, and global distributor for tabletop and video games. On-screen, Skybound holds a first-look television deal with Amazon Studios and a first-look movie deal with Universal. Additional partnerships include:

  • Comic book publishing with Image Comics.

  • Book publishing with Simon & Schuster.

  • A first-look narrative audio deal with Audible.

Skybound also houses a variety of unique creators and their IP, including Kristian Harloff and his pop-culture movie trivia platform, the Schmoedown Entertainment Network, and printmaking expert Peter Santa Maria's Attack Peter brand.

About Elex


Elex Technology Co., Ltd. was founded in 2008 and is one of the leading game companies in China committed to game development. Elex focuses on publishing and operations in international markets and has become a benchmark for China's online companies looking to expand into global markets. 


Headquartered in Beijing, China, with multiple branch offices, the company has over 500 employees worldwide.

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