Candy Crush Saga still on top of fastest-growing Facebook games by MAU

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By Mike Thompson Comment

King.com’s Candy Crush Saga continues to dominate the list of fastest-growing Facebook games by monthly active users. The game took the No. 1 spot this week with a 1.4 million gain for a 33 percent increase.

Disney Playdom’s Marvel: Avengers Alliance continues to benefit from the record-breaking popularity of Marvel’s The Avengers, increasing by 1 million MAU for a gain of 20 percent. Cookapps bubble shooter Buggle is quickly climbing the charts, grabbing the No. 3 spot with a 530,000 MAU and a 69 percent gain.

Five other games on this week’s list had gains greater than 20 percent. Disney Playdom’s Disney Animal Kingdom Explorers grew by 42 percent with 400,000 MAU; RedSpell’s Astro Garden went up 300,000 MAU for a gain of 20 percent; and Playrix’s Township expanded by 300,000 MAU for a 27 percent increase. Note that the latter two games were published by 6waves. Meanwhile, A&E Television Network’s Top Shot: The Game increased by 210,000 MAU for a 50 percent gain. Finally, God Games Inc.’s 麻將─神來也麻將 (“Also Mahjong Mahjong ─ God to”) gained 110,000 MAU for a 24 percent increase in total size.

Name MAU Gain Gain,%
1.   Candy Crush Saga 5,600,000 +1,400,000 + 33%
2.   Marvel: Avengers Alliance 7,100,000 +1,000,000 + 20%
3.   Buggle 1,300,000 +530,000 + 69%
4.   Disney Animal Kingdom 1,700,000 +400,000 + 42%
5.   Astro Garden 1,800,000 +300,000 + 20%
6.   Bubble Witch Saga 21,400,000 +300,000 + 1%
7.   Township 1,400,000 +300,000 + 27%
8.   Top Shot: The Game 630,000 +210,000 + 50%
9.   Lucky Slots – Free Slot Machines 2,700,000 +200,000 + 8%
10.   Pool Live Tour 9,800,000 +200,000 + 3%
11.   Superball 2,000,000 +200,000 + 11%
12.   Angry Words (Apalabrados) 970,000 +150,000 + 18%
13.   Armies of Magic 860,000 +140,000 + 19%
14.   麻將─神來也麻將 560,000 +110,000 + 24%
15.   3D Slots 1,400,000 +100,000 + 8%
16.   8 Ball Pool 1,900,000 +100,000 + 6%
17.   Best Casino – Free Slots, Bingo, Poker & Blackjack 2,100,000 +100,000 + 5%
18.   Caesars Casino 1,700,000 +100,000> + 6%
19.   Diamond Dash 19,100,000 +100,000 + 1%
20. Hoop De Loop Saga 6,500,000 +100,000 + 2%

All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppDataStay tuned for our look at the fastest-growing games by daily active users on Wednesday and top emerging apps on Friday.

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