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Our Rating: ★★★★½ :: WALK ON THE WILD SIDE :: Read Our Full Review >>

With a captivating storyline and accurate pedometer recordings, The Walk turns every commute or casual stroll into a cause for excitement.

What's New

Improved activity tracking and various bug fixes

App Description

20% OFF LAUNCH SALE! The Walk helps you walk more, every single day - it's a great fitness tracker combined with a thrilling story and game. When you’re playing The Walk, every step counts.

A bomb explodes in Inverness station, and you’re given a package that could save the world. To stay alive, you’ll need to walk the length of the UK. The Walk is more than just a great pedometer/step counter — it's a way to turn walking into a journey, a challenge, and a rip-roaring adventure.

Produced with the UK’s Department of Health and NHS. Made by Six to Start and Naomi Alderman, creators of the world’s most popular running game with over 750,000 players, Zombies, Run!

ENGADGET - “Simple, fun, effective.”
JOYSTIQ - "Spices up your step-tracking with some danger and intrigue.”
BBC NEWS - “Encourages users to walk 10,000 steps-a-day to help improve their health”
LIFEHACKER - “You're motivated to actually get up and move around so you can progress further into the story, and it works really well.”

AWESOME ACTIVITY TRACKER
Just put your phone in your pocket or purse and we’ll track every walk and run you take — and map it, too!

CAPTIVATING STORY
You’ll walk the length of the UK while evading capture by the police and enemy agents. Can you work out who set off that bomb in the first place and what their plan is? Get ready for an epic adventure across 65 episodes, 800 minutes of audio, and hundreds of miles.

MOTIVATING GAMEPLAY
Get rewarded for walking more by collecting clues, scanning for information, and unlocking achievements.

ADAPTIVE
The Walk adjusts its difficulty based on individual fitness levels. Everyone’s different, and we make sure we give you the right level of challenge!

OPTIMISED FOR M7 IN IPHONE 5S
Got the iPhone 5s? Then you’ll love The Walk — we use the M7 to count your steps even more accurately and with even less battery usage.

NOTES
- Requires iOS 7. Works on iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, and iPod Touch 5th gen.
- Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. The Walk uses your phone’s accelerometer to measure your movement, and primarily uses wifi and cell towers to track location. We also use GPS sparingly when for tracking your walking routes.
- To maintain constant tracking, you’ll need to have ‘Background App Refresh’ set to ON for The Walk (Settings > General > Background App Refresh)

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App Screen Shots

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App Changes

February 22, 2014 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
February 21, 2014 New version 1.2
February 08, 2014 Price Decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
January 29, 2014 New version 1.1
January 17, 2014 New version 1.0.2
November 30, -0001 Initial Release

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