SongPop barely outpaces SimCity Social as this week’s fastest-growing Facebook game by DAU

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By Mike Thompson Comment

FreshPlanet’s breakout success SongPop continues to bring in users, taking the top spot on this week’s list of fastest-growing Facebook games by daily active users with an 18 percent gain of 400,000 DAU.

EA’s SimCity Social came in at a close second with 390,000 DAU this week for a 43 percent increase. Social Point’s Dragon City came in at No. 3 with 200,000 DAU, an 18 percent gain. Zynga’s Words With Friends took the No. 4 spot with 200,000 DAU as well, but this was a 3 percent gain. Finally, Happy Elements’s Chinese-language aquarium sim 開心水族箱 (“Happy Aquarium”) came in at No. 5 with 200,000 DAU, up 15 percent.

Although the majority of the remaining games on this week’s list featured gains less than 20 percent, four saw increases greater than 50 percent. Qublix’s Jewel Kingdom was up by 110,000 DAU, a 122 percent growth. Disney Playdom’s Ghosts of Mistwood grew by 85 percent with 100,000 DAU. Javelin Ltd.’s TDP4 Team Battle was up by 60,000 DAU, a 300 percent increase. Playdom’s other new release, Botkin’s Hidden Cove, saw a 67 percent gain with 40,000 DAU.

Name DAU Gain Gain,%
1.  SongPop 2,600,000 +400,000 + 18%
2.  SimCity Social 1,300,000 +390,000 + 43%
3.  Dragon City 1,300,000 +200,000 + 18%
4.  Words With Friends 6,600,000 +200,000 + 3%
5.  開心水族箱 1,500,000 +200,000 + 15%
6.  Jewel Kingdom 200,000 +110,000 + 122%
7.  Lost Bubble 1,800,000 +100,000 + 6%
8.  Buggle 1,300,000 +100,000 + 8%
9.  Disney’s Ghosts of Mistwood 240,000 +100,000 + 85%
10.  Diamond Dash 3,700,000 +100,000 + 9%
11.  DoubleDown Casino 1,500,000 +100,000 + 7%
12.  Texas HoldEm Poker 7,300,000 +100,000 + 1%
13.  8 Ball Pool 610,000 +90,000 + 17%
14.  The Ville 240,000 +70,000 + 41%
15.  TDP4 Team Battle 80,000 +60,000 + 300%
16.  Panda Jam 200,000 +50,000 + 33%
17.  Bingo Bash 520,000 +50,000 + 11%
18.  Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM 250,000 +40,000 + 19%
19.  Lucky Slots 670,000 +40,000 + 6%
20.  Botkin’s Hidden Cove 100,000 +40,000 + 67%

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

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