Eighty-five million digital packs of Topps BUNT have sold since the app’s official launch five years ago this month, with 490 million total “cards” published.
Those figures were revealed as Topps introduced 2016 National League MVP Kris Bryant as the cover athlete for the 2017 edition of the app, which is a free download.
“Bryant brought home one of the most memorable moments in baseball history during the 2016 World Series. As one of the most recognized names in baseball today, we’re thrilled to have Kris Bryant commemorate the fifth anniversary of MLB BUNT, said Deniz Gezgin, Director of Mobile at the Topps Company.
The five-year anniversary of Topps MLB BUNT introduces a variety of updates to the app for the 2017 season. For the first time, BUNT will offer its own digital base set of new trading cards, daily release of new packs and cards along with fantasy gaming and scoring in real time. The interface has been updated interface with more streamlined interactions, including an all- new home screen layout with unique imagery exclusive to the 2017 edition of BUNT. The new interface will also allow users to interact with their cards on the detail screen, giving them the ability to tap and hold to drag and drop cards within their collection.
Topps MLB BUNT 2017 is available for free in the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and in the Google Play Store for Android devices. It can be downloaded here.
Topps has also created a physical trading card product under the BUNT name.