Fancy a challenge? Then it's time to get poking – because the Talking Tom mobile games, loved by millions of people all over the world, is challenging its fans new and old to celebrate Talking Tom's 10th anniversary in the most Talking Tom way possible. By poking Tom the cat as many times as possible!
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You can join the challenge in four of Talking Tom's games, including My Talking Tom Friends
Talking Tom, the cheeky, lovable cat, made his global debut in his first game in July 2010, and became an overnight sensation. 10 years and an immense 13 billion downloads later, his fans are invited to take part in a special POK-A-TOM event to mark the milestone. The challenge? Can fans poke Tom 10 billion times in 10 days, from today to July 30. That's why you've got to get poking, stat. The special event is taking place in four of Talking Tom's most popular games: Talking Tom Cat, My Talking Tom, My Talking Tom 2 and My Talking Tom Friends, which are all free to download.
During the celebration, the pokes will be totted up on a special POK-A-METER on the Outfit7 website. And at the end of the challenge, if Talking Tom has been poked 10 billion times, every player will be gifted with an in-game currency bundle; the more you poke, the bigger the reward!
"Fans have poked Tom almost too many times to count since 2010," said Xinyu Qian, CEO of Outfit7. "Over 400 million fans play with the games every month, so we wanted them to be included in the celebration by doing more of what they love – and getting fun rewards to enjoy with Tom in return!" Over the past decade, a lot has changed for the beloved character. He inspired the Talking Tom and Friends franchise, which now includes 23 mobile games, digital video content that’s received over 56 billion views, and even a Talking Tom movie in the works.
Head over to The App Store or Google Play to download your favourite Talking Tom mobile games for free and get involved with the POK-A-TOM challenge in Talking Tom Cat, Talking Tom Cat 2, My Talking Tom and My Talking Tom Friends.