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The Most Authentic Snooker Game On Mobile: WST Snooker Available Now On iOS & Android Devices

Become the first WST Snooker Champion in an open tournament running alongside the World Snooker Championship

Friday 31 July: The most authentic Snooker game for mobile devices is here! Snooker 19 developer Lab42, a Sumo Digital Studio, has today launched WST Snooker for iOS and Android devices (coming soon to tvOS).

On the same day that the World Snooker Championship gets underway at the legendary Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, WST Snooker arrives as the only officially licensed World Snooker Tour game available on mobile.

Watch the launch trailer HERE.

Featuring the world’s top 128 players, including Ronnie O'Sullivan, Mark Selby, Judd Trump and Ding Junhui, as well as official tournaments and international venues, WST Snooker brings the genuine snooker experience to mobile devices.

Players can feel the drama of the World Snooker Tour as they compete in all 25 snooker tournaments around the globe - from the China Open at Beijing’s Olympic Gymnasium, to the pinnacle, the World Snooker Championship at Sheffield’s renowned Crucible Theatre.

WST Snooker also features TV-quality commentary and presentation, trick shot and skill challenge modes, online and offline multiplayer, fully customisable matches of snooker, 6-red and Shoot Out, an extensive reward system, true-to-life physics and the most advanced cue sports AI ever devised.

Better still, starting today players will be able to enter a global tournament running concurrently with the real-world Championship. Qualifying periods will decide four elite finalists who will advance to the finals to be crowned champion.

The tournament finals will air on Friday August 16. Further details on where to watch the finals will be announced in due course.

Qualifying will be held through WST Snooker’s online tournament mode, which will continue to run tournaments alongside the Tour’s physical counterparts.

“Millions around the world will be gripped by the World Snooker Championship, and as the great sport returns to our screens, we’re excited to offer fans the most extensive, authentic and polished snooker experience ever developed for mobile,” said Lab 42 Studio Director Ed Blincoe.

“We are excited to release WST Snooker on mobile devices as The World Snooker Championship begins here in Sheffield,” added Gary Dunn, Sumo Digital MD “Lab42 has enabled all Snooker fans to join in the action and play at The Crucible at the same time as their heroes, and at every major championship around the globe!”

WST Snooker is available through the App Store and Google Play Store

About Lab42

Originally founded in 2015, Lab42 became one of Sumo Digital’s nine studios in 2020. The studio has worked on 17 projects for console, PC and mobile for clients including Sega Europe Publishing, Klei Entertainment, Aspyr, Ripstone, Dovetail Games, and Payload Studios. Lab42 holds an exclusive licence to use the World Snooker Tour brand. Sumo Digital develops games across all platforms and genres, and is recognised for its versatility, proprietary technology, and creativity across a portfolio of games developed for major publishers. Sumo Digital is part of Sumo Group plc.

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