When we talk about multiplayer mobile gaming, only a few games have made a mark, like Stumble Guys. Stumble Guys entered the smartphone gaming arena with a bang and soon became popular. In this game, you get to race against 32 players in a race filled with various obstacles.  

The game was developed by KITKA Games and some say that it was inspired by the renowned console game “Fall Guys”. But it has certainly made a separate name for itself in the community of smartphone gamers. We have covered all the important events of the lifespan of Stumble Guys in the below story of Stumble Guys. 

History of Stumble Guys

“Fall Guys,” the game that is said to be copied by Stumble Guys, came out in 2020. It was a console-only game and a pretty good one at that. It was soon recognized by the gaming community all over the world. So, Kitka Games had an idea. They just had to copy-paste the Fall Guys for smartphones. Stumble Guys came into being as a result of that.

Initial Release

The Finnish company “Kitka Games” began developing Stumble Guys in 2020. It was finished at the start of 2021. The game was made available for public download on both Google Play Store and Apple App Store on February 12, 2021. After the initial release, it was like gamers were waiting for something like this for ages, and so it became a worldwide hit.

Stumble Guys Release on Steam

After the initial release and expected success, the developers began moving Stumble Guys to Steam. Steam is like a heaven for gamers. It provides gamers a platform to play nearly 30,000 video games without having them worry about updates and a gaming community. Stumble Guys was released on October 7, 2021. 

Stumble Guys Acquired by Scopely Inc.

Just when Stumble Guys had hit 100 Million downloads, Kitka Games had other plans for the project Stumble Guys. Another Mobile Games development company was interested in buying Stumble Guys. Kitka Games agreed to sell it and so on September 8th, 2022, Stumble Guys was sold by Kitka Games to Scopely Inc. for an unknown price.

Stumble Guys Release on Xbox

Scopely Inc. did not stop just at releasing it on Android, Web, Steam, and iPhones. With its growing community, Scopely decided to increase it even more by announcing the release of Stumble Guys on Xbox. A date still has not been confirmed, but the announcement has been made officially. So, the gaming world has got a lot to talk about.


Stumble Guys has come a long way since its humble beginnings as a mobile game inspired by Fall Guys. It has been released on multiple platforms, acquired by a major gaming company, and has amassed a huge following of players. 

Currently, there are more than 260 Million active players of Stumble Guys on different platforms. There are servers on Discord that have millions of players by the name of Stumble Guys. So, It is clear that Stumble Guys is here to stay, and it will be interesting to see how it evolves in the years to come.

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