A camel racing game developed by students in the UAE is making waves on the app store. The game has already achieved 770,000 in less than 24 hours after it was launched on both the iOS and Android platforms.
People can own their own camels and can participate in the camel race on various tracks.
The game can be played individually and along with friends. Users can compete with opponents to achieve the status of a prom win championship, unlock camel accessories, while participating on Camel racing championship.
There are several interactive features where users can take a quiz and in case you do not know the answers learn more by reading through camel wiki.
It also enables a user to learn about nutrition while eating healthy and unhealthy food as you race.
The game is totally free and can be played in English and Arabic. There are plans to include more languages.
Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, launched the game on the Apple Store and Google Play.
This initiative is in pursuance of the integrated smart awareness programme implemented by the Khalifa Student Empowerment Program, at the Office of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.
The games were developed by a local team of game designers, based on high-end global game engines.
The game hits 770,000 international and 92,000 local downloads.
The Al Badayer Racing game took the top spot in Saudi Arabia, with a total of 172,807 downloads, followed by Kuwait with 23,736 downloads. The game was also the 6th most downloaded game in Spain, 7th in Italy, 11th in Germany, and 18th in the United States.