Mocept, a Bangalore-based app company has launched its cricket trivia quiz app named Freehit in App Store. It comes with an extensive question bank of more than 3,000, it has 20 topics, popular subjects being — World Cup, ODI, T20, Tests, Legends of Cricket, Rules, Cricketing shots, bowling actions, player jerseys, team names and many more.
The app was launched back in february for Android phones and is now available for Apple users too. The App has been gaining popularity among cricket and IPL fans specially. The daily tournaments have seen ever increasing participation from cricket lovers with more than 1,000 new registrations every day. In its new avatar, players can now challenge their friends to test their cricket IQ. The winners stand a chance to win Flipkart gift vouchers.
To make Freehit accessible to a larger audience, Mocept has also added multi-lingual capabilities to it. Fans can now choose to play in Hindi.
Pranay Jha, Co-founder and Head – Product Development, says,
“There will be regular updates for this app which will include new features and adding more language options for the users. We have seen that Hindi interface is being accepted very well by our users.”
Currently, 10% of our total user base is accessing the app in Hindi version, he adds.
The app is engaging and convenient, apart from the challenges, this app has different playing modes. This IPL season, the game hosts daily tournaments where participants earn their scores by answering quiz questions faster than the competitors. The winners will get Flipkart vouchers worth Rs 500.
Pranay Jha, Co-founder and Head – Product Development, Mocept says,
“We are delighted that the app has already seen downloads to the tune of 80,000 within few weeks. It shows that Freehit has struck the right chord with the cricket lovers. Today, fans are constantly connected with their friends through various social network platforms. What makes this app engaging is that one can challenge and compete against their friends.”
Freehit will be announcing a ‘Weekly Mega Jackpot‘ contest shortly, where players will have to answer a certain set of questions in 10 minutes. The winner will walk away with Rs 10,000 cash prize.
Mocept, a Bangalore-based quiz app company started operations in April 2013 with a team of professionals with expertise in core areas that make a video based education possible on mobiles or tablets. They currently have 3 apps on the Google Play Store. ‘Illustrate – Video Dictionary’, ‘Illustrate – Word Quiz’ and ‘FreeHit Cricket Quiz – IPL’.
The company in February this year, decided to enter the quiz app segment with the launch of Freehit for Android devices. Freehit was launched two weeks before the Cricket World Cup and by the time the tournament ended, Free Hit was already no. 1 in Google Play Store with 80,000 downloads and counting. The user engagement levels have been recorded to be quite high averaging 8 minutes per session and 3.4 million views since the launch. The app has a rating of 4.3 in the Google Play Store.