R&D and innovation-oriented software development company
arrow Request For Proposal Case Studies

Cricket Manager


Cricket Manager is a sports simulation game that offers in-depth control of tactics, finances, and backroom management. Released for mobile devices, this MMO allows players to build a cricket franchise and compete against friends and fellow fans from around the world. The game was created completely full-cycle by the team at Program-Ace.


Cricket Manager is aimed at fans of cricket and sport simulation games.

Target Demographics:

  • Research has found that the majority of cricket fans are male and between the ages of 21-45.
  • Cricket is most popular in Great Britain and the former colonies of the British Empire (primarily, Australia, India, Pakistan, and the West Indies).
  • Players who are looking to play an average of 1-2 hours per day.

Technologies Used

  • Art: 3ds Max 2016, Autodesk Maya 2016, Substance Painter 1.7.2, Adobe PhotoShop
  • Development: Unity 5.3.4

Objectives and Challenges

The objective was to develop a completely in-house, full-cycle MMO sport simulation game. It was our goal for it to incorporate a slew of features in order to create an in-depth and engaging gaming experience. The principal challenge was to create an MMO that ran easily on mobile devices from both a technical and user perspective.


Our solution achieved our goal of creating a substantial and engaging sports simulation experience by focusing on providing both in-game and backroom functionalities. Players must choose positions for their players and strategize by analyzing their cricket-specific skills. Bowlers, for example, can learn various deliveries, such as doosras. In the backroom portion, players must manage transfers, wages, and training regimens for their players as well as build stadiums. The variety of play mimics the complexity of real-life cricket management while simplifying the more complicated processes into an appropriate gaming format.

In order to develop a fast-running application and a uniform experience for users stretched across the world, best practices for mobile applications were employed. This meant static and dynamic batching, texture atlasing, and optimal texture compression. With respect to the MMO aspect, all the computing and calculation is done on the servers and relevant information is sent to client devices.

Solution Advantages

  1. Full-cycle development completed in-house by the Program-Ace team.
  2. Successfully implemented system for microtransactions, which can be done to purchase in-game soft/hard currency.
  3. Two viewing modes for cricket matches: a simple 2D layout for tactical analysis and 3D highlights for greater immersion.
  4. Diverse gameplay offers users complete control of cricket management, from the pitch to the boardroom.

Benefits of Working with the Program-Ace Team

  • We have a proven track record of developing and releasing games of high-quality and depth across the major genres.
  • Our dedicated cross-platform team allows us to provide crisp, seamless solutions for the client’s preferred platform(s).
  • Formulate your perfect product by sharing ideas and discussing concepts with our experienced game designers, modellers and project managers.


  • An addicting MMO game for mobile platforms with social network integration.
  • Well-researched and highly accurate cricket simulation.
  • Graduated league system and game center to drive competitiveness and user retention.

Get your cricket fix and prove your mastery against friends and rival fans from around the world!

To download Cricket Manager, click on the links below:

Google Play App Store

Related Projects
King of Juice

King of Juice is a casual arcade-style game in which players, faced with an onslaught of fruit, must correctly sort them to make juice.


Hexagonium is a mobile MMO video game that uses elements of both turn-based and real-time strategies.

Mirinda VR
Mirinda VR is an immersive desktop application with gamification features for Oculus Rift.
Archy, the Rabbit
An impressive cross-platform application that features an adorable rabbit whose mission is to introduce children to the world of augmented and mixed reality through entertainment.
Rome Slot Machine
Rome Slot is a high-resolution demonstration that was designed to showcase our capabilities and expertise.
Wizzard Race
Wizzard Race is a mobile 3D runner game set in a magic fantasy world. This game is available for iOS and Android platforms.
World Of Boxes

World of Boxes offers you to enter an incredible world of sly containers that strive to fall on a player.

Forge: Ymil's Revenge

Online MMO and FPS class-based combat with compelling 2.5D graphics that provides an unforgettable multiplayer gameplay experience.

Interactive Character Editor

Interactive character editor with compelling 3D graphics designed by Program-Ace as a part of online service for creation of 3D characters and movies.

Story 4.2 - Facebook Game

A Facebook game invented by the MilkyLove company from Paris. This game is destined for love and friendly relations development.

Request For Proposal
Find us on Facebook
Our Services

Augmented reality, virtual 3D trainings, Interactive architectural visualization, serious games, product configurators, and walkthroughs. More »
Our team provides full scope of game development services from art asset creation in 2D and 3D styles to programming and support. More »
We offer cross-platform app development services for all major platforms: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry; and devices: web, mobile, PC, consoles. More »
Development of mobile apps and games, migration of applications to different platforms, cross-platform development. More »
Business automation systems, e-commerce solutions, community portals, corporate web-based systems, and websites with 3D. More »

Interested or have questions?


GSN Games is completely satisfied with Program-Ace's technical expertise and the quality of services they provide. We look forward to collaborating with Program-Ace again...

Stuart Lewis-Smith, Senior VP and General Manager, GSN Games

Program-Ace has completely dispelled my concerns. The online project management system is one of the best I have seen...

– Scott Zerby, Vice President at ValuSoft

If you're looking for a professional, dedicated, digital development partner, I highly recommend Program-Ace...

– Tim Ransom, President at Visual Thunder Media
Our Clients
Electronic Arts logo
Valusoft logo
Wargaming logo
Namco logo
Kuju logo
DTP Entertainment AG logo
About Program-Ace
Contact Us

USA +1 347 53 53 543
Ukraine +38 067 578 40 46

Email: rfp@program-ace.com

Skype: program.ace


56, Poltavsky Shlyah,
Kharkiv, Ukraine

Stay Connected