NimbleBit Flies Its Pixelated Pocket Planes Into The Play Store

NimbleBit’s pixelated airline sim has flown itself into the Play store courtesy of Mobage. This tiny time consumer took iOS by storm, amassing more than 2.4 million downloads in 3 months and earning an Editor’s Choice award. This fully featured 8-bit sim is free to download on the Play store and puts users in control of growing their own fleet of planes across 250 cities.

There’s plenty of cool content to unlock and users can even trade plane parts among friends or compete in group events. Let your creative colors fly by customizing your planes paint jobs or the color of your pilots uniforms. Enjoy the fruits of your labor and see how you stack up against your friends with numerous stats and leader boards.

It’s a fleet of planes in your pocket with enough gameplay to cause hours of delays in productivity. For more information about Pocket Planes or to download it from Google Play, hit up the source link after the press release below.


Winner of Apple® App Store™ Editor’s Choice Award Now Available as
Free Download on Android™

San Francisco, California – Sept. 24, 2012 – DeNA Co., Ltd. (TSE:
2432) and NimbleBit LLC, the critically acclaimed studio behind Tiny
Tower and Pocket Frogs, have launched the airline simulation game,
Pocket Planes for Android devices via the Mobage™ social entertainment
network. Released on Apple® iOS devices in June 2012, Pocket Planes
has been downloaded more than 2.4 million times and presented the
Editor’s Choice award on the Apple App Store™. Pocket Planes follows
NimbleBit’s hit tower-building sim Tiny Tower, which has been
downloaded more than 13.5 million times for iOS and Android devices
since its launch in June 2011.

“NimbleBit is an incredibly innovative developer that continues to
raise the bar for engaging and fun simulation experiences on mobile
devices. We are extremely excited to partner with them to distribute
Pocket Planes to the massive network of gamers on Mobage,” said Neil
Young, Director of DeNA® and CEO of DeNA’s U.S. subsidiary ngmoco®,

“We’re happy to announce Pocket Planes will now be at the fingertips
of millions of Android gamers across the Mobage network,” said Ian
Marsh, co-owner of NimbleBit. “Not only has Mobage helped streamline
the publishing process, but we have seen a tremendous amount of
success expanding the reach of last year’s launch of Pocket Frogs on
Android devices through the network.”

In Pocket Planes, gamers take to the skies as they fly beloved and
whimsical 8-bit characters and cargo to more than 250 cities around
the globe. Players manage and build upon their fleet of aircraft with
tiny prop planes and jumbo jets, and pave the flight line to success
as they grow their small town airport into a bustling international
hub of travel. Gamers can customize planes, choose their pilots’
outfits, trade plane parts and compete in worldwide group events for
fame and fortune across the Mobage network.

Pocket Planes is available now through the Mobage social entertainment
network for free on Android devices and can be downloaded here:

For more information about Pocket Planes visit