Savor Summer All Year Round in FarmVille: Tropic Escape!

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zynga (Nasdaq:ZNGA), a leading social game developer, today announced the launch of FarmVille: Tropic Escape, a spin-off FarmVille mobile experience. Set in an immersive, tropical-themed world, FarmVille: Tropic Escape lets players escape to their very own island adventure, anytime and anywhere. The game is available to download for free today on the App Store for iPhone and iPad and on Google Play for Android devices.

“Since launching in 2009, FarmVille has been installed more than 700 million times, making it one of the most beloved social gaming franchises in the world,” said Nicole Opas, General Manager at Zynga. “We are proud to build on that legacy by giving our players a whole new way to experience FarmVille, whether they’ve been fans for over seven years or are just discovering it for the first time. Featuring fun characters, beautifully serene environments and innovative game mechanics, FarmVille: Tropic Escape gives mobile players the ability to carry a piece of paradise in their pocket daily.”

In FarmVille: Tropic Escape, players will journey through a mysterious and exciting island as they complete story-based quests to explore uncharted areas, uncovering rare items and goods along the way. With lovable new characters and companions, players can bask in paradise year-round while running a beachside inn, complete with engaging workshops, island crops and exotic animals. Embarking on creative crafting challenges, players can delight guests with tropical treats including piña coladas, sushi and flower leis. Trusty guides, such as Domingo, the island expert, and surfing and water sports pro, Chloe, help uncover island wonders like the coral reef, smugglers cave and the mysterious shipwreck.

For the first time ever in a FarmVille game, players can earn daily rewards and in-game advantages by completing fun mini games, earning coins, gems and more to deck out their slice of paradise. In addition, players can enhance in-game connections with their friends by trading crafts to obtain advantages across the island. Friends can also create social Beach Clubs and live chat tropical secrets and strategies with each other in real-time.

FarmVille: Tropic Escape is available to download for free today on the App Store for iPhone and iPad and on Google Play for Android devices. For more information, visit the game’s community channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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About Zynga Inc.
Zynga Inc. is a leading developer of the world's most popular social games that are played by millions of monthly consumers. The company has created evergreen franchises such as FarmVille, Zynga Casino and Words With Friends. Zynga's NaturalMotion, an Oxford-based mobile game and technology developer, is the creator of hit mobile games in popular entertainment categories, including CSR Racing, CSR Classics, CSR2 and Clumsy Ninja. Zynga games have been played by more than 1 billion people around the world and are available on a number of global platforms including Apple iOS, Google Android, Facebook and The company is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. Learn more about Zynga at or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements relating to, among other things, the launch of FarmVille: Tropic Escape on the App Store for iPhone and iPad and on Google Play for Android devices, the success of the game, features for the game, including gameplay, characters, items and mini games, how and when our players play the game, the ability of our players to enhance in-game connections with their friends, and the ability to give our players a whole new way to experience FarmVille. The success of the matters covered by such forward looking statements involves risks. Actual results could differ materially from those predicted or implied. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, among other things, player interest in the game and features, player interest in the Invest Express category, our relationship and agreements with platform providers and providers of licensed content, our ability to launch future features for the game in a timely manner, our ability to monetize the game and features effectively, the effectiveness of our marketing program, our ability to implement new game technology and player reaction to this technology, and our ability to anticipate and address technical challenges that may arise. More information about the risks Zynga faces is included in our quarterly and annual reports filed with the SEC, copies of which may be obtained at or the SEC's web site at Undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements in this release. We assume no obligation to update such statements.

Erin Smith-Cheng
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