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VR Invaders now available on Playstation VR

April 19, 2017. Global publisher My.com invites players to virtual reality withVR Invaders – the Complete Edition on PlayStation VR ( North America and Europe ) . Follow the story of Thomas Hall in this visceral shooter experience set in the year 2046. In this future timeline, virtual reality is omnipresent. It is a perfect shelter from life’s hardships and a fully immersive experience. It is not hard to wonder why people spend almost all their life logged into VR; all to the delight of global corporations that earn good money on these VR users. However, not everyone stays logged on voluntarily and sometimes a virus prevents a user from disconnecting.


Planet of Heroes out on iOS devices worldwide

March 14, 2017. Game developer Fast Forward Studio and publisher My.com are here to reshape the definition of true mobile MOBA gaming with the Planet of Heroes. The game is now available for iOS mobile devices worldwide and currently featured by the App store editors in the “New games we love” section.


MAPS.ME Users Make Over a Million Contributions to OpenStreetMap

February 17, 2017. During the nine months since the moment the MAPS.ME built-in editor was introduced, users have made over a million edits to OpenStreetMap. On average, MAPS.ME users from all over the globe make about 3,500 contributions a day.


Action MMO Skyforge launching on Playstation 4 spring 2017

February 16, 2017. Developer Allods Team and global publisher My.com are excited to bring free-to-play action MMORPG Skyforge to PlayStation®4 users worldwide. In Skyforge, players receive the gift of immortality and enlist to protect their home planet – Aelion. A gorgeous world terrorized by invasions from alien civilizations and littered with powerful magic and technology.


MAPS.ME Apps Get New Smart Search

January 31, 2017. MAPS.ME apps for iOS and Android have been updated to include a new smart search that understands queries even if they are misspelled. Moreover, finding hotels by rating and price has been made easier.


Warface gets a new publisher for North America and Europe

January 17, 2017 . Global publisher My.com and developer Crytek are both pleased to announce that the first-person shooter Warface will be published by My.com in North America and Europe starting from February 2017 onwards. My.com, a global game publisher with a portfolio of high profile online games such as Revelation Online, Armored Warfare, and Skyforge, will take over publishing and operations while Crytek will focus on the development and support of the game, continuing updates to Warface worldwide.


Information on Traffic Is Now Available in MAPS.ME for iOS and Android

December 27, 2016. Information on traffic conditions in 36 countries of the world is now available in the MAPS.ME apps for iOS and Android. Thus, users will benefit from the more precise travel time estimates – both at home and abroad.


VR Invaders coming to steam December 15

December 8, 2016. Global publisher My.com is proud to debut their first virtual reality PC game, VR Invaders , which is scheduled for release via Steam VR December 15. This brand new game offers a visceral shooter experience on your favorite VR platform in outstanding graphical detail. VR Invaders takes place in the near future and thanks to global corporations, virtual reality programs offer the perfect distraction from life’s hardships. To the delight of the corporations, some people spend almost all of their life logged into the VR programs. However, not everyone stays logged in voluntarily. Sometimes a VR user can’t disconnect because of a software bug or a virus. Corporations often hire freelance hackers called Divers to protect their profits and extract the “Stuck,”.


MAPS.ME Creates Routes with Uber

November 18 , 2016. MAPS.ME for­ iOS and Android now supports creating a route to destination with Uber. A ride can be requested in any location of the world where Uber is available.

MAPS.ME users are presented with a new option to reach their destination. Now, in addition to the existing options (by car, by bicycle, or on foot), MAPS.ME will suggest taking Uber. The application will show the best route, the approximate fare and duration of the ride.


myTarget Launches Support for CPI Campaigns to Promote Apps

November 8 , 2016. myTarget now promotes mobile apps based on a CPI model. Advertisers now have the opportunity to pay only for traffic converted to app installs.

The CPI (cost per install) model was specifically designed for the effective promotion of apps and allows developers and publishers to optimize their advertising budgets, as payment is only made for actual installs. In myTarget, a CPI campaign can be ordered for a multi-format or video ad placement (full screen video and pre-rolls).


Artisto Breaks into TOP-10 of the US AppStore

October 6, 2016 . Artisto, world’s first mobile app that uses neural networks for editing videos, broke into the US App Store top 10 and Google Play top 50.

Starting from September 18, 2016, Artisto has been rocketing in the Top Overall of the US AppStore, rising from No. 1368 to No. 10 in only a little more than two weeks. It has been quickly improving its positions in Google Play as well: it has broken into top-50 by now.


MAPS.ME Will Show the Elevation Profile of a Chosen Route

September 30, 2016 . The new version of MAPS.ME will display the terrain profile of a locality.


My.com announces VR Invaders

September 29 , 2016. Global publisher My.com is proud to debut the first virtual reality PC game in its portfolio. VR Invaders is a sci-fi shooter where players can dive into cyber reality. VR Invaders is developed by My.com’s in-house studio and will be compatible with HTC Vive controllers and Oculus Rift. VR Invaders is scheduled for release on Steam and the Oculus Store this year. Being developed with Unreal Engine 4, VR Invaders features impressive graphics, visual details, and various gameplay mechanics unique for VR shooters.


Artisto will Process Video Streams for NVIDIA GTC Conferences

September 14 , 2016. Mail.Ru Group and NVIDIA collaborate to produce the first real-time processing of video streams based of the neural network algorithm.

The server-side solution initially created for Artisto mobile app and launched on NVIDIA’s new Pascal architecture debuted during NVIDIA’s President Jen-Hsun Huang’s presentation at the international GPU Technology Conference in Beijing China on September 13, 2016. The event was attended by over 2500 guests, and hundreds of thousands people watched the online broadcast.


MAPS.ME launches bicycle navigation

August 26, 2016. MAPS.ME has updated its car navigation and launched bicycle navigation for iOS and Android users.

Apart from the usual hiking and car routes, MAPS.ME can now map a bicycle route while taking the terrain into account and choosing the most convenient way for a cyclist.


#goodstart: Artisto and Nestle Redraw User Videos

August 25, 2016. Artisto, a mobile app for artistic video processing powered by neural networks, now features an exclusive NESCAF? #goodstart filter.

Nestl? is the first company to try this unconventional placement format to promote its NESCAF? brand. Now coffee lovers all over the world can wish each other good morning with videos processed by neural networks.


myTarget Becomes the First Russian Certified Partner of TUNE

August 11, 2016. myTarget advertising platform is the first in Russia to become a Certified Partner of TUNE, one of the biggest international mobile analytics platforms.

myTarget complied with a number of requirements within the Certified Partner Program (CPP). myTarget clients can be sure that it meets all the TUNE quality standards. For example, the platform provides a high level of support for shared clients and complete technical integration, such as postback support, used for tuning an advertising campaign. The discrepancy with the TUNE statistics is within the allowed range, which proves high precision of the counters. Besides, myTarget undertakes to implement the best practices within 30 days upon their introduction.


My.com Launches World’s First Neural Network-Powered App to Process Videos

August 1, 2016. My.com has released Artisto, the world’s first app that uses neural networks for editing short videos, processing them in the style of famous artworks or any other source image. The app is available on App Store and Google Play globally.

Artisto now processes 10-second videos and offers 14 filters to choose from. New filters are now being tested that will be added later on.


MAPS.ME Newest Version Is Tailored for Rio Olympics Visitors

July 27, 2016. The latest update of MAPS.ME for iOS and Android was developed for all tourists coming to Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The map of the city features special icons for all of the Olympic venues, including icons for arenas, cycling tracks and water sports.


Fast Forward: International Powerhouse My.com Forms New Internal Studio to Develop Ground-breaking Mobile Moba!

Fast Forward Studio, a newly formed internal game development team from international multimedia powerhouse My.com, has today emerged from stealth mode to unveil a new mobile-focused MOBA - Planet of Heroes. The game is a modern MOBA built from the ground-up for mobile devices and aims to capture the essence of what makes this genre great on PC while playing to the strength of mobile platforms. Planet of Heroes is scheduled for release in Q4 2016 for mobile platforms.


International Fencing Federation launches FIE SWORDPLAY for iOS

The International Fencing Federation is proud to announce the official launch of FIE SWORDPLAY, the first mobile fencing game for iOS and Android platforms.Developed by global publisher My.com, FIE SWORDPLAYis a deeply immersive fencing simulation experience that features stunning 3D graphics and real fencing physics!


Wirecard enables global payment solutions for My.com

Aschheim (Munich). The Wirecard Group has started a cooperation with My.com – a company building an integrated communication and entertainment platform that offers a family of games and mobile apps, including MAPS.ME and myMail. As payment service provider, Wirecard enables a consistent payment experience across different countries. My.com, a subsidiary of the Russian Mail.Ru Group, benefits from the opportunity to enable global credit card payments via the Wirecard platform. My.com also enjoys Wirecard’s sophisticated payments analytics, advanced risk management, and powerful payment management features that are increasing conversions, while optimizing processes and reducing costs.


Jungle Clash now available on ios and android

Global publisher My.com is proud to announce the release of its new PvP strategy game Jungle Clash on iOS and Android mobile platforms. Jungle Clash is a new online, mobile strategy game with dynamic real-time PvP battles and captivating MOBA elements. Players collect a unique deck of their favorite fighters, armored vehicles, and defenses from the mobile hit Jungle Heat.

Watch the new video for Jungle Clash here .

Download the new video and art here .


MAPS.ME Now Shows 800,000 Hotels from Booking.com

MAPS.ME for iOS and Android now allow users to view and reserve hotels from online accommodation booking website Booking.com.

MAPS.ME users can now view hotel details (including its rating and price range) and book a room via Booking.com from within the app. MAPS.ME apps allow searching for hotels along the route in advance or finding accommodation nearby. Hotel details are also available offline, just like the rest of MAPS.ME data.


Revelation Online coming soon to PC

NetEase and global publisher My.com are excited to announce that Revelation Online is preparing for its release in the West. Tremendously popular among MMO players, Revelation Online is developed by NetEase, the second largest gaming company in China, and official operator of Blizzard Entertainment’s games in the region.

Watch the Revelation Online Announcement Trailer HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=AENtvSM6UV8


Juggernaut wars available now on iOS

Video game publisher My.com is proud to announce that the fantasy action RPG Juggernaut Wars is now available on iOS mobile platforms. The game will be coming to Android devices on February 18. A brand new launch trailer is available to celebrate the games fully localized release in Russian, German, French, Polish, Turkish, and Portuguese languages.

Watch the new Juggernaut Wars video here .

In Juggernaut Wars , players assemble a team of memorable heroes and return to explore the fascinating world of Haradan - a world familiar to fans of its predecessor Juggernaut: Revenge of Sovering , the multi-million download RPG hit from 2012. The world of Haradan has fallen into turmoil and a devastating civil war has further divided its two factions: the League and the Cohort. The ruler of the last city, who was capable of keeping the peace, suddenly disappears under violent and suspicious circumstances. Only the player’s team of heroes can journey the predatory wastelands and woodlands to unravel its mysteries, using dexterity and speed in battle to restore order to Haradan.


Evolution: Heroes of Utopia – A Next Generation Idle RPG is Now Available for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch

My.com is pleased to announce that Evolution: Heroes of Utopia , a new idle RPG cross-platform mobile game, is now available to download on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch today and will be availble on Google Play for Android beginning on December 24. The game advances the idle games genre, presenting deep social mechanics and an epic storyline within the universe of Evolution: Battle for Utopia, a mobile RPG game that was featured on the App Store and Google Play in 2014 and has been downloaded more than 7 million times worldwide.

Evolution: Heroes of Utopia is set in the near future on the colonized planet of Utopia when all connections to the planet have been suddenly lost. As a commander of the reconnaissance expedition, players will have to discover and eliminate the threat on Utopia to save the entire galaxy from destruction. As one of 20 characters with unique fighting skills, players will battle the most dangerous creatures on the planet which include the monsters of the Hand of Xi, the heartless Synthetics, fighters of the Black Legion, and other enemies well-known first introduced in Evolution: Battle for Utopia . The RPG progression system allows players to upgrade guns and armor, learn new skills and obtain new technologies. Players are able to trade resources with friends, take part in weekly tournaments and fight for a high rank in the leaderboards.

Evolution: Heroes of Utopia is available now on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch via the following link: https://appsto.re/i6S53sw


Armored Warfare now in Worldwide Open Beta with exclusive Collector’s Editions

Today, on October 8th, developer Obsidian Entertainment and publisher My.com have launched Armored Warfare into Worldwide Open Beta. Beginning now, the highly anticipated strategic multiplayer tank combat game is open to all players and available in English, German, French, Polish, and Russian languages!

Armored Warfare offers challenging PVP battles and cooperative PVE missions, more than 60 modern armored vehicles and maps from unique environments from around the world right out of the gate.

“Armored Warfare heading into Open Beta is an incredibly exciting time for the team here at Obsidian,“ said Feargus Urquhart, founder of Obsidian Entertainment. “After several years of development, and months of Early Access Testing, we are looking forward to showing off everything we've created. We want to thank you, our fans and the community, for all their support, input and all the great feedback we've already received. Your passion for the game, and ongoing input, is critical to making Armored Warfare a success. Open Beta is a big step forward for us, and it's one that will bring new challenges, as we test our game services and features with more gamers than ever before. However, these are challenges that we are really looking forward to with Armored Warfare. Getting to make the game better based how you play the game, and your insights, is something we have been looking forward to for months and months. And, while that is all going on we are continuing to move forward creating new maps, new vehicles, and some cool new features we will talk about soon. It's really an exciting time in Armored Warfare land right now, and for the months, and years to come.”


Skyforge Open Beta Begins Today!

July 16, 2015 – Allods Team, Obsidian Entertainment, and My.com have kicked off the Open Beta for Skyforge , the highly anticipated and award-winning AAA sci-fi MMORPG with more than 1 million registrations, giving players worldwide the ability to begin their rise from young immortals to powerful gods today.

The Skyforge Open Beta assets can be downloaded and shared with your readers via the following link: http://pubftp.my.com/Skyforge/Reveals/2015/16.07.2015_OBT_Launch/
Username: public
Password: pubftpmycom

In Skyforge , players will adventure across Aelion, a colorful world blended between fantasy and science fiction,equipped as any of 13 classes that can be changed at any time and face off against an array of dangerous creatures and other immortals using the game’s unique dynamic combat system. Following the Skyforge Open Beta launch, the Allods Team, Obsidian Entertainment and My.com will continue to expand the gameplay experiencewith new levels, classes, regions, missions and a variety of new endgame features and game modes.


MAPS.ME, The Award-Winning Offline Map and Navigation App, Now Available At No Charge On Major Mobile Platforms

Critically acclaimed navigation tool provides fast, detailed and fully offline mobile maps; also announces plans to go open-source in 2015

December 3, 2014 - Today, Mail.Ru Group announces that MAPS.ME Pro, the previously paid version of the MAPS.ME app, is available at no charge on major mobile platforms. Now known simply as MAPS.ME, the free app includes extensive offline maps, routing information, offline search and the ability to bookmark locations - features that led to MAPS.ME Pro’s listing as a Best Apps of 2014 on the Google Play Store. Additionally, Mail.Ru announced plans to open-source MAPS.ME data in 2015, to contribute to the thriving OpenStreetMap community. Mail.Ru acquired MAPS.ME in November of 2014 as part of a strategy to enable My.com , its subsidiary focused on global audiences, to offer additional products and services to a growing base of users.

Built on the OpenStreetMap project and launched in 2011, MAPS.ME quickly gathered rave reviews and a devoted following due to its lighting speed, detailed database and seamless offline functionality. With advanced data compression, MAPS.ME circumvents expensive data plans and roaming charges, allowing users to download and store maps for offline use. Unlike Google Maps, whose offline maps provide at best a limited level of detail, MAPS.ME’s offline functionality is fast, seamless, and comprehensive; users can even create driving routes and search for addresses offline. Maps are rendered quickly and clearly on the screen, and use very little space on the mobile device.


Mail.Ru Group Acquires the Popular OpenStreetMap-based MAPS.ME to Accelerate Expansion of its My.com Brand with Future Products and Services

The Power of Crowdsourced Maps is Set to Help Fuel Mail.Ru’s Global Expansion Strategy

Moscow - November 13, 2014 - Mail.Ru Group Limited (LSE: MAIL), one of the largest Internet companies in Europe, today announced the acquisition of MAPS.ME, a mobile maps and navigation service based on OpenStreetMap data that allows users to access maps both online and offline. The acquisition will enable My.com, Mail.Ru Group’s subsidiary focused on global audiences, to offer additional products and services to a growing base of users. Employing OpenStreetMap makes data collection free, and increases reliability as users upload new maps in real time. Additionally, the MAPS.ME architecture allows for scalability without increasing development costs.

MAPS.ME apps for iOS and Android allow users to download detailed maps for any location around the world and use them even when offline. The service pulls data provided by OpenStreetMap, the open source project dedicated to create a crowdsourced, highly detailed world map. Thanks to an advanced data compression algorithm, MAPS.ME works fast and the maps are lightweight. Over 7M users have downloaded MAPS.ME since its release in 2011. The apps are actively used all over the world including Russia (18% of users), the USA (13%), Germany (7%), Italy (4%) and China (4%). MAPS.ME is one of the top rated apps in the Travel category in more than 100 countries.

OpenStreetMap is created and updated by editors, just like Wikipedia articles: users all over the globe can edit maps, adding cities, roads and locations. This crowdsourced model allows for the most detailed and current map of the world. For instance, new buildings and roads can be added in real time, and the editors can add not just streets, but also paths. The maps are constantly updated by the global community of enthusiasts that has grown exponentially to 1.8 million members.


My.com Brings Iron Desert Combat to Mobile Devices

New Strategy Game Unites Players to Dominate the Desert with Heavy Military Equipment

Mountain View, Calif. – October 9, 2014 – Get ready to brave the desert! My.com, the developer and publisher of Jungle Heat , the hit game with more than 20 million players worldwide, today released Iron Desert – a cross-platform tactical combat game that drops players in the midst of a brutal war to dominate the desert. Currently featured on the Apple App Store and Google Play, Iron Desert is now available for iOS and Android platforms, with the ability to save progress across devices.

In Iron Desert, players work alone or together with friends to dominate fierce battles in the harsh desert. Tactical and strategic combat skills are put to the test as players manage and upgrade heavy military equipment and recruit combat units as they attempt to free the desert from the tyranny of ruthless invader Iron Dragon and Commander Scar.

“Besides the massive military arsenal and intense battles, Iron Desert brings an exciting social interaction opportunity, which is no doubt an essential part of games today. Players all over the world will be able to join clans and help each other, communicate through global and clan chats and set up private and group tournaments. We believe that this will help millions of strategy fans get closer and enjoy our new game together,“ said Yury Maslikov, Publishing Director, My.com.


My.com's Mobile Strategy Game Iron Desert Coming Soon To Apple And Android Devices

Players to Team Up with Friends and Dominate the Desert with Intense Action and Heavy Military Equipment

Mountain View , California - September 3, 2014 – My.com and the creators of Jungle Heat , the bestselling free cross-platform mobile war game with more than 20 million players worldwide, today announced Iron Desert , a mobile tactical game of a new generation, is coming soon to Apple and Android devices.

In Iron Desert , players’ tactical and strategic combat skills are put to the test as they attempt to free the desert from the tyranny of brutal invader Iron Dragon and his assistant Commander Scar. Players will manage and upgrade heavy military equipment, recruit combat units and work alone or together with friends to dominate in fierce battles and rule over the desert. They will be able to dynamically develop more than 25 units and buildings and use a huge variety of skills during combat to open up new possibilities and dive deeper into the games engaging atmosphere. In addition, PvE gameplay will feature a global map that grants easy access to new locations and battles to get the fight going.

Iron Desert takes the battle from the jungle to the desert, offering fans of Jungle Heat the next evolution of military strategy games on mobile devices,“ said Yury Maslikov, My.com Publishing Director. “With more tactical features, mechanic improvements and content, resulting in hundreds of hours of gameplay, Iron Desert will be the next mobile hit in My.com’s gaming catalog that no player should miss.”


myMail Leaps to Become Most Popular Alternative Email App for Android and iOS

The numbers are in: Mobile email users in the U.S. (and all around the world) prefer My.com’s myMail

Mountain View, Calif.– August 13, 2014 – myMail, the app from My.com that manages multiple email accounts, is now the world’s most downloaded alternative email app, behind only Gmail and Yahoo Mail. According to data provided by app analytics company Distimo , myMail has flown past popular apps like Mailbox, Cloudmagic, Gusto Email, and K-9 Mail on both Android and iOS.


My.com Study on Email Usage Shows 90% of Internet Users “Compulsively” Check Email

Survey of 1,000 Americans show they are spending more time than ever on email

Mountain View, Calif.—July 15, 2014—A study of consumer email behavior released today by My.com reveals email is more prevalent than ever in our lives, and still growing. The study found that 90% of email users admit to checking their email “compulsively” - behavior that includes checking email first thing in the morning, last thing at night, during meals and even during conversations. The report also revealed that email is here to stay, with an expected 27% increase (from 3.9 billion to 4.9 billion accounts) in email accounts worldwide expected in 2014.

The study was led by My.com, developers of myMail, a free mobile email client with an intuitive UI that lets users manage all their email accounts including Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook.com, Hotmail, MSN and @my.com. My.com conducted the survey of 1,000 American internet users of varying demographics in April 2014 to help further understand the role mobile email plays in consumers' lives.

The study’s key findings on email use include:

  • Internet users spend more time on email than ever . 46% of internet users spend an hour or more per day simply reading emails.
  • Email users depend on mobile email . With 70% of email users checking email on their mobile device, consumers rely on email to stay connected to conversations and information. What’s more, 67% of Internet users want to know about new messages the moment they hit the inbox, so they turn on push notifications.
  • For today’s email user, there is no bad time to check email . 74% of respondents check email first thing in the morning, 48% check during lunch, 27% check during dinner and an astounding 56% check as a last thing before bedtime. 8% admit to checking “after sex.” Respondents also overwhelming admit to checking email during other activities such as during concerts and movies.


My.com's Hit Sci-Fi Action RPG Evolution: Battle for Utopia Now Available on Google Play

One of the Largest Explorable Worlds in Mobile Gaming History is Now Available on Android Devices

Mountain View, Calif. - July 10, 2014 - Android gamers, prepare for battle! My.com today launched Evolution: Battle for Utopia on Google Play. After becoming available globally for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch in April, the game became an instant hit as it generated almost 2 million downloads, achieved “top game” status in more than 135 countries and was featured as one of Apple’s “Best New Games” with a home page feature. Beginning today, Android gamers will be able to experience Evolution: Battle for Utopia , which has continued to be praised by fans and critics alike. Players of the game have given it a rating of 4.5/5 stars on the App Store, and it has been deemed “badass” by Cult of Mac, and “spectacular” by Hardcore Gamer. Further proving that players can’t get enough, they’ve already spent a combined 500 million minutes in the game!


My.com Launches @my.com -- The Mobile-Only Email Service

New email service a part of myMail, the mobile app for managing multiple email accounts

Mountain View, California -- April 24 2014 -- My.com, a subsidiary of Mail.Ru Group, announced a new, mobile only free email service with the @my.com domain name. Users can sign up for a new email account address today via their iOS and Android phones/tablets. @my.com email service does not require users to create a password during registration -- an industry first in email security.

As the world is growing increasingly mobile-centric, email needed to be reinvented. With a mobile-only approach, the @my.com email service is designed within My.com's myMail app, launched in November 2013. Therefore, @my.com users get immediate mobile communications coupled with instant, flexible push notifications that are offered by myMail. Built for smartphones and tablets, @my.com is always immediately available.

“Email began on the desktop and transferred to mobile without much thought to how people use mobile devices. We looked at mobile email with a fresh perspective, responding to users’ need for a flexible, secure and lightweight way to communicate via email,” said Dmitry Grishin, Co-founder and CEO of Mail.Ru Group.


myMail Is the Top Alternative Email App on iOS Worldwide

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.– April 10, 2014 – myMail , the mobile app for managing multiple email accounts, is now the most downloaded third-party email client on iOS worldwide according to the data provided by the app analytics company, Distimo .

Distimo data shows that in terms of downloads during March 2014 myMail became the most popular third-party email client supporting different email providers in App Store. myMail outperformed a lot of other email applications, including prominent competitors like Sparrow, Mailbox, CloudMagic, Boxer, Seed Mail and others.


My.com's Sci-Fi Action RPG Evolution: Battle for Utopia Now Live Worldwide in the Apple App Store

Experience a Unique Variety of Gameplay Elements Woven into an Unforgettable RPG that Boasts One of the Largest In-Game Worlds in App Store History

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--April 2, 2014--Welcome to the planet Utopia! My.com, a subsidiary of Mail.Ru Group, today released Evolution: Battle for Utopia , a best-in-class Science-Fiction Action RPG on the Apple App Store. Boasting one of the most expansive and action-packed words in mobile gaming history, Evolution: Battle for Utopia combines a deep sci-fi storyline, a unique combat system, puzzles and more, amounting to an experience unlike anything else. After soft-launching in Russia two months ago and finding a home at the top of the charts already, Evolution: Battle for Utopia is now making its worldwide debut.


My.com to Expand Games Division with Four New Games in 2014

Partners with Blue Chip Developers in Addition to Internal Game Development

March 20, 2014, San Francisco – Today, at Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, My.com announced its myGames division with four new gaming properties developed in cooperation with renowned game studios Obsidian Entertainment and Slightly Mad Studios. There are 3 PC MMO and 1 mobile RPG.


From Russia with Love: Leading Russian Internet Company Mail.Ru Group Launches My.com for the U.S. Market

Mail.Ru Group Opens Silicon Valley Office to Enter the U.S. Mobile Internet Market

Mountain View, CA – November 19th, 2013 – Mail.Ru Group, the Russian Internet pioneer and one of the world’s largest Internet companies, today unveiled its first U.S. initiative, a startup called My.com that provides a suite of communication and entertainment apps now available for U.S. mobile devices. These apps will make it easier and more exciting to manage email, communicate with friends and family and discover captivating new games. Mail.Ru Group’s U.S. subsidiary, My.com, is based in Mountain View, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley.


Artisto Breaks into TOP-10 of the US AppStore

October 6, 2016. Artisto, world’s first mobile app that uses neural networks for editing videos, broke into the US App Store top 10 and Google Play top 50.

Starting from September 18, 2016, Artisto has been rocketing in the Top Overall of the US AppStore, rising from No. 1368 to No. 10 in only a little more than two weeks. It has been quickly improving its positions in Google Play as well: it has broken into top-50 by now.

“Artisto demonstrates how AI can be applied to simple things: user photos and videos can be easily processed in new ways unseen before bringing magic to everyday life. This is just a first step in making very smart and complicated technologies work with user generated content in a natural user-friendly way”, says Dmitry Grishin, Chairman of the Board of Mail.Ru Group/My.Com.

“Initially Artisto was an experiment. Neural networks are booming right now, and we were eager to explore their capabilities in the area of video processing, which no one else does at the moment. Artisto’s rocketing growth in the US stores, which, by the way is purely organic, shows that our product appeals to the audience not only in Russia, but all over the world,” says Anna Artamonova, Vice-President of Mail.Ru Group, Head of Email and Portal business unit.

Artisto is the world’s first mobile app that uses neural networks for editing short videos, processing them in the style of famous artworks or any other source image. It was launched by Mail.Ru Group (my.com international brand) in August 2016. In only two months Artisto conquered the international audience, including celebrities and famous brands. Artisto now offers 18 filters to choose from. The app enables users to process videos and photos, as well as to make short looped videos that can then be edited. The app is available on App Store and Google Play globally.


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