Here's the 411 on Disney’s Club Penguin App, Waddling onto the iPad...
Disney’s Club Penguin, the #1 virtual world for kids, is coming to iPad today with the new My Penguin app available for free download. With the app, Club Penguin’s millions of players will be able to access some of their favorite games and activities from the virtual world and earn coins and items for their penguin on the go. When connected to Wi-Fi, My Penguin will sync with the virtual world in real-time, allowing players to transfer items and coins that they earn in the app and customize their penguin avatar. And for the first time, players will be able to easily access the popular Club Penguin Blog and video channels together in one place. Free app syncs with the #1 virtual world for kids
“With the launch of the My Penguin app, we will give players the games and activities that they love most about the Club Penguin experience,” said Chris Heatherly, Vice President and General Manager, Disney Interactive Worlds. “This app is just the beginning for us as we provide an increasingly connected mobile experience for Club Penguin players around the world.”
Current players will be able to quickly login using their penguin name and password from the virtual world, while new players will be able to create a penguin within the app itself. My Penguin will feature four of the most popular games from ClubPenguin.com including Pufflescape, Puffle Rescue, Puffle Roundup and Ice Fishing. Additionally, the app will feature an all new game for mobile, Sushi Drop, which will give players the chance to win coins, bonus items and treasure.
Penguins can also shop for the latest fashions in the My Penguin ‘Penguin Style’ catalog. Players will have the opportunity to access mobile exclusive items and then sync them with their ClubPenguin.com account.
My Penguin features include:
· Play four of the most popular games from ClubPenguin.com to earn coins
o Explore 16 underground caves in the hit game Pufflescape
o Save puffles in danger in 18 levels of Puffle Rescue
o Gather up crazy puffles in Puffle Roundup
o Catch fish and avoid shocking jellyfish, crabs and sharks in Ice Fishing
· Shop for fashions in the Penguin Style catalog and unlock mobile exclusive items and styles
· Sync items and coins to use between the app and ClubPenguin.com
· Win coins, bonus items & treasure in the new and exclusive Sushi Drop game
· Throw snowballs at penguin friends online and add new buddies
· Watch the newest videos and get sneak peeks on the ‘What’s New Blog’
My Penguin is now available in English for free for iPad on the iTunes App Store at: http://itunes.apple.com/app/id505544063?mt=8
Additional languages coming soon.
About Club Penguin
Club Penguin (http://www.clubpenguin.com), is the #1 virtual world for children. Club Penguin works to maintain a fun and safe online entertainment experience by using filtering technology and live moderators. The award-winning virtual world of Club Penguin contains no third-party advertising and is free to use and enjoy, however a subscription membership provides access to additional features that enhance the play experience. Club Penguin, headquartered in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, is enjoyed by children around the world, and can be played in English, German, Portuguese, French and Spanish.
Thanks for joining me today. My kids loved playing Club Penguin and this new app for the iPad makes it even more more fun. With the app, millions of penguin players can access some of their favorite games and activities from the virtual world and earn coins and items for their penguin on the go. Enjoy!
AND a big thanks to Disney Interactive for all the info.