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Zynga Purchases 'Draw Something' App Developer

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 3:17 PM ET
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Zynga acquired OMGPOP, the developer of the social drawing game 'Draw Something', the company announced Wednesday.

Draw Something is currently ranked the number one game in the Apple App Store for games and has been downloaded over 30 million times.

"OMGPOP brings to Zynga an incredible team of industry veterans and a community of highly engaged players. It’s a great industry example of creating games around the ethos of giving people a place to play, meet and make friends," David Ko, Zynga's Senior Vice President of Mobile, stated in a press release. "OMGPOP’s existing mobile and platform games will not change. We fully support what they’ve built to date, and we’re going to work hard to give Draw Something and all of their games the resources and tools they need to grow and flourish."




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