SNK CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) has announced that its celebrated METAL SLUG series will appear in Halfbrick Studios’ Jetpack Joyride on iOS and Android devices today for three weeks only. The crossover features some of METAL SLUG’s most well-known characters and vehicles as in-app purchases for fans to enjoy as they wreak havoc with their bullet-powered jetpacks. The event also allows players to unlock special METAL SLUG-themed costumes, vehicles and jetpacks as rewards for their accomplishments.
“We are thrilled to be collaborating with one of mobile gaming’s most beloved developers,” says Koichi Toyama, Company President of SNK CORPORATION. “We believe the high-octane world of METAL SLUG compliments Jetpack Joyride’s endless chaos well, and we can’t wait for fans of both franchises to enjoy the mayhem.”
METAL SLUG characters available for purchase include favorites like Marco Rossi, Eri Kasamoto, Tarma Roving and Fio Germi. Vehicles include the Slug Tank, Slug Gunner, Level Armor, Slug Flyer, Slugnoid, Slug Mariner and Motorcycle Slug.
METAL SLUG appears on the iOS and Android versions of Jetpack Joyride for three weeks beginning today. Jetpack Joyride may be downloaded for free on most mobile devices.
About Jetpack Joyride
Join Barry, a struggling gramophone salesman, as he breaks into a secret laboratory and commandeers experimental jetpacks. Strap on a bullet-powered jetpack to dodge lasers, electric fields and all the missiles that come your way. From the creators of Fruit Ninja!
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