- Apple just launched its first original iPhone game in years.
- The game, “Warren Buffett’s Paper Wizard,” is a love letter to one of the company’s biggest shareholders: legendary investor Warren Buffett.
- It operates much like gaming classic “Paperboy” — a reference to Buffett’s job as a teenager delivering newspapers.
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Before legendary investor Warren Buffett was an iconic billionaire, he was a 13-year-old boy slinging newspapers.
Nowadays, of course, he’s the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway — one of the world’s most powerful conglomerates, and a 5% stakeholder in Apple.
As an homage to those humble beginnings and Buffett’s tight connection with Apple, the iPhone maker created a new game wherein you deliver newspapers in both Omaha, Nebraska and Cupertino, California.
Here’s the deal:
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The game is named “Warren Buffett’s Paper Wizard”:
The game was developed by Apple and a company named Wildlife Design, an Apple spokesperson told Business Insider.
It’s a completely free iPhone game — no microtransactions or other in-app purchases required. Completely free.
The game is basically “Paperboy,” the Atari classic that dates back to the 1980s.
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