Los Angeles, April 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Talking Tom Cat, the app that created a viral talk-back sensation for families around the world and landed Outfit7 Limited as a major player in the digital era, makes an encore appearance today, with fresh upgrades including a modern new look, laugh out animations and more.
Today's update launch, reimagines the virtual legend himself, giving Talking Tom Cat a contemporary 3D look and making him more adorable than ever. Players will laugh-out-loud to Talking Tom Cat's kooky reactions to eating new food including fiery chili, delectable ice cream and more. And not to disappoint longtime fans, all of the classic repeat and gross bodily function elements are still there.
As a trusted source of digital entertainment for families, Outfit7 has created additional safety elements to the upgraded app, including the removal of all banners and interstitials. Further protections have also been provided to ensure young ones cannot leave the app through advertisements and are not exposed to paywalls when Child Mode option is chosen.
"Talking Tom Cat put Outfit7 on the map, making us who we are today," said Samo Login, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Outfit7 Limited. "The app has, and continues to embody our company's youthful enthusiasm. We are confident that long-time fans and new players alike will delight in Tom's latest features while continuing to savor the pure, instant fun from Talking Tom Cat."
A talking legend in both digital and pop culture circles, the Talking Tom Cat app CATapulted Outfit7 to its indisputable status as a leader in the digital sphere, earning its apps a spot on most mobile devices and tablets across the globe. With over 3.6 billion total downloads across the Talking Tom and Friends umbrella, fans have grown to love each and every new release of the franchise. Over the last six years, players have spent an astronomical 945 thousand years playing with Talking Tom apps; knocking him down over 191 billion times.
Talking Tom Cat is available to download FREE on iOS, Android, Windows and Amazon at http://outfit7.com/applications/.
Watch the game trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1tHGeD9vlE
The Talking Tom and Friends franchise has also amassed over 4.3 billion views of its various branded content on YouTube. Talking Tom and Friends: The Animated Series has cemented a rock-solid audience with over 470 million-plus views alone on YouTube and the YouTube Kids app. The 52x11 minute series airs weekly and features an all-star voice cast led by Golden Globe® and Emmy®-nominee Colin Hanks ("Fargo") and Tom Kenny ("SpongeBob SquarePants.")
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About Outfit7 Limited
Outfit7 Limited is one of the fastest-growing multinational family entertainment companies on the planet, best known for its global phenomenon Talking Tom. Founded in 2009 by entrepreneurs on a mission to bring fun and entertainment to all, Outfit7 has grown from an instant app success into a fully-fledged media franchise. Their highly successful portfolio includes free mobile apps and games, a CGI animated series and web shorts, a global licensing and merchandising program, and a chart-topping sensation on YouTube. The Talking Tom and Friends apps have 3.6 billion downloads since launch, and over 250M active monthly users.
Outfit7's family-friendly apps are certified by PRIVO, an FTC approved COPPA safe harbor program, and in April 2015, the My Talking Angela app was awarded the National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval. For more information, visit outfit7.com, or learn more about the brand's animated series at Talkingtomandfriends.com or on the Talking Tom and Friends YouTube channel.
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