Candy Crush saga retakes the lead among fastest-growing Facebook games by DAU

King.com’s Candy Crush Saga returned to the top spot on this week’s list of fastest-growing Facebook games by daily active users with 300,000 DAU for a 6 percent gain.

Rovio’s Angry Birds Friends came in at No. 2, also up by 300,000 DAU for a 13 percent gain. Wooga’s Bubble Island was the third game this week to bring in 300,000 DAU, the 27 percent increase let the game take the No. 3 spot. King.com’s recently-launched Pet Rescue Saga placed at No. 4 with 286,000 DAU, a 7,150 percent gain. Finally, Social Point’s Dragon City was up by 200,000 DAU, a 6 percent uptick that allowed it to take the No. 5 position.

This week’s list saw another new game debut: Zynga’s CityVille 2. The game is already bringing in substantial numbers of players even though it looks like Zynga hasn’t fully turned cross-promotion on yet. As of this week, the game’s up by 140,000 for a 1,400 percent gain.

Three other games on this week’s list saw traffic gains of 20 percent or more. Playforia’s Bubbles IQ had 50,000 DAU for a 26 percent gain. Zotata’s  DragonBound was up by 40,000 DAU for a 20 percent increase. Boyaa’s Indonesian-language Perjuangan Semut took in 30,000 DAU for a 33 percent increase.

NameDAUGainGain,%
1. Candy Crush Saga5,100,000+300,000+ 6%
2. Angry Birds Friends1,800,000+300,000+ 13%
3. Bubble Island1,400,000+300,000+ 27%
4. Pet Rescue Saga290,000+286,000+ 7,150%
5. Dragon City3,500,000+200,000+ 6%
6. CityVille 2150,000+140,000+ 1,400%
7. Ruby Blast Adventures1,700,000+100,000+ 6%
8. Marvel: Avengers Alliance1,200,000+100,000+ 9%
9. Diamond Dash3,800,000+100,000+ 3%
10. 開心水族箱1,300,000+100,000+ 8%
11. Top Eleven Be a Football Manager2,100,000+100,000+ 5%
12. Pool Live Tour1,800,000+100,000+ 6%
13. Texas HoldEm Poker6,300,000+100,000+ 2%
14. Dice with Buddies340,000+50,000+ 17%
15. Bubbles IQ240,000+50,000+ 26%
16. DragonBound240,000+40,000+ 20%
17. 101 YüzBir Okey Plus240,000+30,000+ 14%
18. Perjuangan Semut90,000+30,000+ 33%
19. Solitaire Castle330,000+30,000+ 10%
20. BINGO Blitz810,000+30,000+ 4%

All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppDataStay tuned for our look at the top emerging games on Friday.

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