Fingerprint Digital today unveiled new multiplayer gaming with kid-appropriate social features, creating an entirely new experience for kids, ages 3-12, on its mobile game network, Fingerprint. Also available today, Fingerprint’s own The Flying Alphabetinis is the first app to take full advantage of the new multiplayer, safe-social features. Plus, Fingerprint will soon unveil five new apps, including titles based on popular children’s properties ‘ Franklin & Friends, VeggieTales, Caillou, and Minuscule’ as well as an all-new title from award-winning educational game developer Digital Learning Company.
‘With so much mobile content available today, we recognized the need to create a go-to game play platform that parents trust and kids love,’ said Nancy MacIntyre, CEO and co-founder of Fingerprint. ‘And today, we’ve enhanced the entire experience by adding multiplayer and safe social features tailored specifically for our young audience so that kids can connect, collaborate or compete.’
The new Fingerprint platform connects each child to his/her games, friends, messages and digital rewards. Key features include:
Multiplayer Gaming: With a unique player invitation experience designed specifically for children, kids can challenge each other, while parents rest easy knowing Fingerprint is a completely safe social gaming experience. In multiplayer mode, there is always something fun to play, something new to learn and someone to play with.
Safe Social: Kids can send each other fun and encouraging messages via whimsical emoticons and stock messages, providing a positive first social experience. Parents can join the fun, too.
Shared Family Account: Fingerprint offers a shared family account, making it easy for multiple kids and parents to share a device, track game play and learning milestones, and choose new apps to add to the family’s library.
Fingerprint apps inspire a love of learning and a passion for play around a broad range of topics from reading to math, money to manners, and science to music.
Most Fingerprint apps are free with in-app upgrades or additional content packs available for $.99 ‘ $2.99. Fingerprint is currently available on iOS platforms (iPhone, iPod touch and iPad) and will expand to Android devices in early 2013. Beginning this spring, Fingerprint’s current library of 21 apps will be upgraded to take full advantage of the new multiplayer and safe social features.