SPYR's Pocket Starships PvP Update Featured by Apple in over 100 Countries

DENVER, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SPYR, INC. (OTCQB: SPYR), a holding company with a wholly owned subsidiary in the mobile game & app development and publishing industry, today announced that its flagship game, Pocket Starships' (www.pocketstarships.com) newest Player vs. Player game update was featured by Apple in the U.S. App store with an App Banner positioned next to the "Best New Updates" for both iOS and iPad devices. The new update from SPYR was also selected for feature placement across more than 100 additional countries around the world.

According to a 2016 report by App Annie entitled "The Value of an APP Store Feature," "[h]aving your app featured in the iOS App Store is not only a major achievement, but also an opportunity to reach new users. Featuring puts your app in front of countless users: from app enthusiasts scouring the App Store, to gamers looking for new experiences, to new users entering the ecosystem on a new device and installing their first apps."

SPYR's VP of Strategic Partnerships, Mike Turner stated: "It feels great to bring this new PvP-focused update to players around the world, with our new ranked leaderboards and league system being the first step in our move towards esports, which our players have been asking us for. The most recent support we have received in the App Store shows us that we are delivering what the overall market wants to play. It is exciting for us and will help introduce Pocket Starships to a whole new set of players who are craving real-time action on mobile devices."

Pocket Starships can be downloaded for Apple devices at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pocket-starships-hivespawn-space-mmo-mmorpg/id752128884?mt=8

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. 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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Released June 27, 2017