The central government has launched an online educational game called ‘Azadi Quest’ based on India’s freedom struggle. Here is how you can download it.
As part of the celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and to bring forth the story of India’s freedom struggle, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has launched ‘Azadi Quest’, a series of online educational mobile games developed in collaboration with Zynga India. Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Singh Thakur said, “These games are an effort to tap into the huge market of online gamers and to educate them through games. Various arms of Government of India have collected information about unsung freedom fighters from the corners of the country. Azadi Quest is an effort to make this learning of this knowledge engaging and interactive.”
He further stated that these apps will bolster the capabilities of AVGC sector and at the same time take the history of India to the corners of the world. The information in these apps has been curated by Publications Division and Indian Council of Historical Research.
What is Azadi Quest?
The first two games in the series ‘Azadi Quest’ tell the story of India’s freedom struggle, highlighting key milestones and heroes, interwoven with fun game play. The Azadi Quest games are available for android and iOS devices in English and Hindi for the people of India and will be available worldwide from September 2022.
First game in the series is Azadi Quest: Match 3 Puzzle, a simple and easy to play casual game presenting the players with the colorful journey of India’s independence from 1857 to 1947. As players progress through the gameplay, spread across 495 levels they can collect 75 trivia cards, each showcasing key moments in history, compete on leaderboards, and share in-game rewards and progress on social media.
On the other hand, Azadi Quest: Heroes of Bharat is designed as a quiz game to test the knowledge of the players about the heroes of India’s independence through 750 questions spread across 75 levels and also tell them about the lesser known heroes through 75 ‘Azadi Veer’ cards which can be shared across social media platforms.
The games will also provide the players with exciting rewards every month including a certificate to those who complete the Azadi Quest.
How to download Azadi Quest
In order to download Azadi quest, iOS users can click on the link- https://apps.apple.com/us/app/azadi-quest-match-3-puzzle/id1633367594. While Android users can click on https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zynga.missionazaadi.
Meanwhile, if you want to download Heroes of Bharat, iOS users will have to click on https://apps.apple.com/us/app/heroes-of-bharat/id1634605427. While the Android users will have to go to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zynga.heroes.of.bharat.