SPYR's Pocket Starships Now Available on Europe's Largest Social Network and Fifth Most Visited Site in the World

DENVER, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SPYR, INC. (OTCQB: SPYR), a holding company with wholly owned subsidiaries in both the mobile game & app development and publishing industry, today announced that its flagship game, Pocket Starships, is now available for download and play on VK.com (VK), a social networking site very similar to Facebook and the fifth most visited website in the world.  VK is the largest online social media and social networking service in Europe, and as of January 2017, VK had at least 410 million accounts.

VK has 95 million monthly active users, 77% of which access the site on their mobile devices.  VK supports more than 80 languages.  SPYR's Pocket Starships is a popular mobile game that is one of only a few titles that offers real-time, cross platform play allowing gamers on both PC and Mobile devices to play against other gamers simultaneously.  The game is now available for free on both VK's site as well as in the mobile app stores for iPhone and Android.  Players can log in with their VK accounts and use their VK currency in the game.

Mike Turner, SPYR's Vice President of Strategic Partnerships states: "Pocket Starships' availability on VK.com brings the game to a huge number of passionate gamers on Russia's largest Social Network.  Just like popular social networks here in the US, we know that today's users access VK on their mobile devices, so all of our players on PC as well as Apple and Android devices will now have a new way to play Pocket Starships with their network of friends on VK."

About SPYR

SPYR, INC. is a holding company that through its wholly owned subsidiary SPYR APPS, LLC, is engaged in mobile application and game publishing and development.  SPYR, INC. also owns and operates an "American Diner" theme restaurant located in the Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania called "Eat at Joe's®" through its other wholly-owned subsidiary, E.A.J.: PHL Airport Inc.  The Company is currently exploring opportunities for additional acquisitions in these and other verticals, including mobile application and game development, in order to expand its holdings, to drive and increase revenue and to generate profits and build value for shareholders.

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Stanley Wunderlich
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