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Zynga claims FarmVille has become fastest-growing social game ever August 28, 2009

Posted by andre in Internet & Communities.
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Zynga plans to announce Thursday that its FarmVille game has become the largest and fastest-growing social game in history.

The game now has more than 11 million active daily players since its launch on June 19 on Facebook. They all play their roles as virtual farmers, creating and managing their own farms. On average, FarmVille has attracted more than 1 million active users a week. All told, Zynga now has more than 93 million monthly players across all of its games. That probably adds up to about a third of the Facebook user population. […]

“FarmVille demonstrates the huge market potential of social gaming – in just 9 weeks the game has become a cultural phenomenon,” said Mark Pincus, founder and chief executive of Zynga in a statement. “No other application has achieved what this game has in such a short amount of time. Who would have guessed that FarmVille is now the biggest online game in North America and quickly becoming the biggest online game in the world.”

via Zynga claims FarmVille has become fastest-growing social game ever | VentureBeat

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