With the 15% increment against last year results, more than 250 million people play games on Facebook each month, reports the social network. It is also reported that the company has recorded the increase in gamers spending money in Facebook games with 24%. More than $1 million was regenerated by more than 100 developers last year with the additional benefit of $2 billion of being –paid. Pondering upon the background of developers and types of games on Facebook, the future of the business is shiny.
Despite the fondness toward games among gamers around the world is for arcade or desktop games, the games on Facebook has drawn tremendous tempt with the record of 84 million male users between the ages 18-35 playing games on Facebook each month. Becoming as a viable gaming platform, Facebook reveals that the game installs on the web platform are up 75 percent from where they were in March 2012.
Concentrating on the craze towards the Facebook game, the company has also revealed that it is about to launch a new games section of Timeline that will be included in the new timeline rollout. With this, the users now can show their favorite games through their Timeline and About Page. With this, we are presenting the countdown of Top 10 Facebook Games of 2013. The countdown is the result of the data received through the data received from estimated MAU_E (Monthly Active Users) which are based on current performance data from Facebook and AppData is the only analytics provider offering accurate Facebook estimates. The top 10 Facebook Games of 2013 are
|Rank||Game||Developer||Monthly Active User (More than)|
|1||Candy Rush Saga||King||45 million|
|3||Texas HoldEm Poker||Zynga||34 million|
|4||Diamond Rush||Wooga||25 million|
|6||Pet Rescue Saga||King||22 million|
|7||Dragon City||Social Point||19 million|
|8||Bubble Safari||Zynga||19 million|
|9||Bubble Witch Saga||King||18 million|
Concentrating on the ranking based on MAU, King’s Candy Rush has secured the top position though it had just 296, 656 monthly active users in March 2013. In the top ten rank, King’s another game has secured a position at six receiving more than 22.9 million monthly active users.
Zygna boats to be the ruler in the rank reserving great number of position with their games FarmVille2, Texas HoldEm Poker, CoasterVille, Bubble Safari and Bubble Witch Saga. The developer has secured second, third, fifth, eighth and tenth positions with their corresponding games. For the game CherVille, 4.8 million users have been added and are counted as Monthly Active Users. Zygna’s FarmVille2 is still becoming the active holder of the position in the rank despite losing more than 262,317 users.
Similarly, there was a fall in the number of Monthly Active User for Zygna’s CoasterVille and ascended the throne of fifth position in the rank. Zygna’s game including Bubble Ocean Safari and Words With Friends resulted to be the losers with the dropping energy from 19 to 21 spot and remaining in the same spot respectively. Words With Friends lost 1.1 million estimated MAU.