[Video] Candy Crush Superfans BLACKPINK Bring Hungry Yeti to Life with AR on the Galaxy Note10

on August 27, 2019
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Samsung’s latest addition to its flagship Galaxy Note line, the Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy Note10+, features a best-in-class Dynamic AMOLED display with HDR10+ certification – offering users vivid color accuracy and optimum eye comfort. But for gaming enthusiasts, the Galaxy Note10 also comes equipped with the AI-based Game Booster, which supports optimized extended gameplay and play pattern analysis. The evolved S Pen, too, provides users with even more dynamic ways to game thanks to the brand-new Air actions.


The Galaxy Note10’s predecessor had provided hardcore gamers with all the tools they needed for the best mobile gaming experiences, but with the Galaxy Note10, users will be able to discover a device optimized for both heavy and casual gamers. In order to bring fun new gaming experiences to users, Samsung has been working hard to create exclusive experiences with leading mobile games, including joining forces with the incredibly popular Candy Crush Friends Saga.



Bringing Hungry Yeti to Life with the Galaxy Note10 and S Pen

Candy Crush Friends Saga is bringing one of its iconic characters, Hungry Yeti, to life in-game with a new augmented reality feature for Android users. Thanks to Samsung’s new partnership with Candy Crush Friends Saga, users of the Galaxy Note10 and Note10+ will be able to access exclusive bonus in-game AR interactions with their S Pen while playing.


Players need simply point their device at a flat surface to see Yeti come to life on-screen and in-room. By feeding this beloved character of the Candy Crush franchise daily, players can earn gifts which they can then use in-game when matching  and switching candies. Users with a Galaxy Note10 or Note10+ are able to unlock even more fun in-game features with the S Pen’s Air actions; shaking the S Pen will activate the Yeti dance.


K-Pop superstars and Candy Crush superfans Lisa and Jisoo of BLACKPINK were invited to the King HQ in Stockholm to be the first to try out the new feature on the Galaxy Note10. “We are big fans of Candy Crush,” enthused Lisa while visiting the King’s office. “While we are on tour, we spend a lot of time in transit and in hotel rooms, which is when we tend to play a lot.”




“Candy Crush Friends Saga has the cutest characters, and we’ve always loved Yeti,” continued Jisoo. “It was a lot of fun to see Yeti come to life and to dance with him. We really loved the moment when Yeti gave us a gift!”




Check out the videos below to see Lisa and Jisoo experiencing the Hungry Yeti AR feature for themselves and taking on the Candy Crush Friends Saga dance challenge!




“With technology advancing at such a fast pace, the Galaxy family of smartphones feature next-generation accessories such as the S Pen and are optimized for the best gaming experience possible,” said Thomas Ko, VP Global Head of Service Partnerships at Samsung Electronics. “This is why we wanted to team up with King to offer an exclusive augmented reality experience using the S Pen in Candy Crush Friends Saga, the latest game from the hugely popular franchise. We can’t wait for players to beat their high scores on Galaxy devices!”


The new Hungry Yeti AR feature is available for Android and Galaxy Candy Crush Friends Saga players1 on level 25 and above from August 30th. S Pen Air action interactions for the Hungry Yeti AR feature are available exclusively to Galaxy Note10 and Note10+ users.


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1 The Hungry Yeti AR feature is available on the following Samsung devices: A3, (v8.0+), A5, A6, A7, A8, A8+, A30, A40, A50, A60, A70, A80, J5, J5 Pro, J7, J7 Pro, Note8, Note9, S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8+, S9, S9+, S10e, S10, S10+, S10 5G, Tab S3, Tab S4, Tab S5e, Note10, Note10+.

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