Winx Club gaming app tops global charts

New app will launch in next six months ahead of series six and new movie in 2014.
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Rainbow's Winx Club is celebrating as its new app tops the digital charts across the globe, following its release in May.

Winx Sirenix Power - produced by social gaming company, Tsumanga - was released in Russian, English and Italian versions in Spring and has already recorded over 1,000,000 downloads.

The app also features among the most popular apps in many categories for kids in Russia, while it received the accolade of top new app in the US, UK, Spain, Australia, Philippines, Brazil, Italy, Germany, France and Turkey.

Tsumanga will be upgrading the app with new content over the next six months, preceding the launch of a new Winx Club multiplayer game, due for release this Christmas.

The new app is predicted to boost the property's licensing programme which includes DVDs, tis, apparel, publishing and food.

Series six of the girl's TV show, and a new Winx Club movie is set for launch in 2014.

Cristiana Buzzelli, VP, contents (publishing and digital business), Rainbow, said: "To record over 1,000,000 downloads so quickly through a release limited to just three languages is an incredible achievement and underlines the massive popularity of the Winx Club brand.

"Tsumanga has done a fantastic job with Winx Sirenix Power and, with the new multiplayer game due for launch soon, it show just how popular Winx Club digital content in with kids as we extend the brand ion the gaming sector."

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