Zynga to Launch 3 New Games in 2014

by William White | March 3, 2014 2:11 pm

Zynga to Launch 3 New Games in 2014

Zynga (ZNGA[1]) has made plans to launch three new mobile games[2] in 2014.

Zynga185 Zynga to Launch 3 New Games in 2014[3]The three new games being launched by Zynga include the following.

FarmVille 2: Country Escape will mark the first time that Zynga has made a FarmVille game specifically for mobile devices. The game will allow players to transfer goods between their mobile farms and web farms. It will also be playable offline, reports NBC News.

The new games are part of Zynga’s efforts to move from website and social media games to mobile games. This change is the company’s direction comes from its new CEO Don Mattrick. Mattrick moved to Zynga seven months ago and previously was a part of Microsoft’s (MSFT[4]) Xbox division, NBC News notes.

“We have hard work to do, but we’re making material progress each quarter,” Mattrick told VentureBeat[5].

ZNGA shares were up 2% as of Monday afternoon.

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Endnotes:
  1. ZNGA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=ZNGA
  2. three new mobile games: http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/mobile/zynga-doubles-down-mobile-farmville-2-country-escape-n43196
  3. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Zynga185.jpg
  4. MSFT: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=MSFT
  5. VentureBeat: http://venturebeat.com/2014/03/03/with-three-new-games-zynga-is-fighting-to-matter-in-mobile/
  6. Xbox Live Gold: Free Xbox 360 Games for March 2014: http://investorplace.com/2014/03/xbox-live-gold-free-xbox-360-games/
  7. PlayStation Plus Free Games for March 2014: http://investorplace.com/2014/02/playstation-plus-free-games-2/
  8. Warning: Fake Flappy Bird Apps May Contain Malware: http://investorplace.com/2014/02/warning-fake-flappy-bird-apps-may-contain-malware/
  9. Apple, Google Kicking ‘Flappy’ Clones Out of App Stores: http://investorplace.com/2014/02/apple-google-flappy/
  10. Flappy Bird Flap: Why Dong Nguyen Took Down His Smash App: http://investorplace.com/2014/02/flappy-bird-dong-nguyen/#.UxTSpONdWSo

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