Zynga Slingo took the top spot on this week’s list of fastest-growing Facebook games by monthly active users, bringing in 22.5 million MAU for a 170 percent increase.
Zynga had several titles show substantial gains this week, both in the top five positions and throughout the rest of the list. ChefVille took No. 2 with 21.2 million MAU for an 83 percent increase. Adventure World — which has generally seen its numbers declining since October 2011 — was up by 1.5 million MAU for a 60 percent increase, letting it take the No. 3 position. CastleVille surged by 900,000 MAU for a 6 percent increase and took the No. 4 spot. Finally, Texas HoldEm Poker snagged the No. 5 placing with 900,000 MAU for a 3 percent gain.
Likewise, Zynga also had some of its titles show up further down the list. FarmVille was up by 600,000 MAU for a 3 percent gain. Ruby Blast grabbed 400,000 MAU for a 13 percent increase. Finally, Hidden Chronicles took in 200,000 MAU for a 2 percent swell.
Six other games on the list showed gain percentages of 20 percent or greater. THX Games’s trivia game Saif Almarifa was up by 300,000 MAU for a 63 percent increase. Peak Games’s Lost Jewels took in 280,000 MAU for a 100 percent gain. FunPlus Game’s Family Farm grabbed 200,000 MAU for a 20 percent increase. Disney Playdom’s Threads of Mystery grew by 190,000 MAU for a 46 percent increase. RockYou and Eyes Wide Games’s The Walking Dead Social Game was up by 180,000 MAU for a 22 percent gain. Finally, Murzik’s Bubble Pirate Quest took on 170,000 MAU for a 43 percent increase.
All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppData. Stay tuned for our look at the fastest-growing games by daily active users later today and top emerging apps on Friday.
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