Candy Crush now has more than 500 million downloads, and King has 282 million monthly active users.
King’s mobile game is growing with the help from an old-media ad campaign.
Social-game developer Wooga found success on mobile with Jelly Splash, a color-tile matching game with more than 10 million downloads in eight weeks on iOS.
King says it has frozen one ad network that has a publisher that is creating adware with Candy Crush Saga.
Plants vs. Zombies 2 was the most downloaded game in the iOS App Store last month, while Candy Crush Saga continues to dominate the Google Play store.
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Kakao Talk has grown rapidly in the past year, and that has drawn the world’s biggest mobile game.
King plans to close Bubble Saga, Hoop de Loops Saga, and Puzzle Saga on Facebook.
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The deal shows that mobile game brands are powerful enough to secure merchandise deals.
Editor’s Pick Zynga’s IPO disappointed in 2011, and now Candy Crush Saga developer King is hoping not to repeat history.
With Candy Crush Saga generating massive revenue, King is considering going public.
Zynga continues to flounder as its daily active users seep out of its social-game ecosystem.
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The same games are topping the revenue charts even as new titles invade the most-downloaded list for iOS and Android.
Zynga and Disney are struggling as new competitors start to take control of the lucrative casual market.
The top five ranks for top mobile publishers remain the same from February to March, according to App Annie.
After 10 years, King has become the biggest in terms of daily active users for social games.
King.com is dropping the “.com” and releasing Papa Pear Saga and Farm Heroes Saga.
Candy Crush Saga has hit 10 million daily active players and become the largest game on Facebook.
The developer is preparing Candy Crush Saga and Bubble Witch Saga for release in the two Asian nations.
December saw an astounding increase in revenues and downloads for mobile games.
For the first time in years, Zynga does not have the top game in daily users on Facebook.
King.com hopes to parlay its success on Facebook into mobile as its ad revenues increased ten-foll over the last year.
The launch marks a strategic move by King.com to make its mark on mobile.
Social games are more popular than ever, with new genres emerging, says Facebook’s Sarah Brooks.