Zynga today announced they are acquiring Beijing-based social gaming company XPD Media. This is Zynga’s first step into the asian market and XPD gives it a strong presence in one of social gaming’s fastest markets. Zynga also acquires a full Chinese development house to boost it’s already booming workforce, estimated to be approaching 1000 employees. XPD’s CEO, Robin Chan, will become Zynga’s GM of Asian business. Read more after the jump.