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And while a traditional video game developer would be under pressure to develop the next hit quickly, before users completed every level or got sick of trying, the free-to-play model is all about expanding and updating existing properties, giving Mixi time to grow into its new role.“It’s like a social network in that it never ends,” he said.Yet perhaps no game developer has come to the field after a previous rise — and fall — as meteoric as Mixi’s.
Japan’s biggest social network is called Mixi, launched in February 2004 by the company of the same name.
Masatoshi Kurosaki, 18, a high school student in Okayama, in western Japan, said he used Line to play with four friends about 80 percent of the time.
He does not spend money on the game, he said, but some of his friends pay ¥20,000 or ¥30,000 (roughly 0 to 0) a year to buy characters — sums that can quickly grow for some players.
Mixi has not bothered to tie Monster Strike to its own fading social network.
Users can play alone, with nearby friends over a Bluetooth connection or remotely with their Line contacts.
The company went public two years later, and by late 2007 investors valued it at more than $3 billion.