CastleVille and The Sims Social Head to Head on This Week’s List of Fastest-Growing Facebook Games by DAU

CastleVille officially passes The Sims Social in daily active users this week, putting it on top of our list of fastest-growing Facebook games by DAU.

Growth appears to be slowing down for Zynga’s newest role-playing/life simulation, however, with less than a 10% growth rate in DAU for the last five days. CastleVille’s monthly active users — a means of gauging the game’s overall reach — still has some momentum with just over 28% growth in the same time period. We’ll see how the holidays impact the early trajectory of the game; but there may also be some influence from Zynga’s IPO roadshow, which kicks off next week.

Top Gainers This Week – Games

1.  CastleVille7,200,000+1,300,000+22%
2.  The Sims Social6,100,000+200,000+3%
3.  Ninja Saga720,000+180,000+33%
4.  Bubble Witch Saga3,000,000+100,000+3%
5.  Tetris Battle2,200,000+100,000+5%
6.  Words With Friends5,300,000+100,000+2%
7.  المزرعة السعيدة920,000+70,000+8%
8.  Feevo Blaze120,000+60,000+100%
9.  Coco Girl470,000+40,000+9%
10.  Best Casino – Free Slots, Bingo, Poker & Blackjack310,000+30,000+11%
11.  Car Town720,000+30,000+4%
12.  Magic Land370,000+30,000+9%
13.  Ninja Saga (Español)140,000+30,000+27%
14.  Pool Live Tour660,000+30,000+5%
15.  Social Empires900,000+30,000+3%
16.  Top Eleven – Be a Football Manager960,000+30,000+3%
17.  Bizim Çiftlik250,000+20,000+9%
18.  EA SPORTS FIFA Superstars: Real football & soccer!290,000+20,000+7%
19.  Galaxy 2.0: Best Space Sci-Fi Strategy Game60,000+20,000+50%
20.  Gem Rush30,000+20,000+200%

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

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