Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
July 21, 2018
arrowPress Releases
  • Editor-In-Chief:
    Kris Graft
  • Editor:
    Alex Wawro
  • Contributors:
    Chris Kerr
    Alissa McAloon
    Emma Kidwell
    Bryant Francis
    Katherine Cross
  • Advertising:
    Libby Kruse






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Zynga acquires mobile game dev Gram Games for $250 million

Zynga acquires mobile game dev Gram Games for $250 million

May 30, 2018 | By Kris Graft




Social game company Zynga said Wednesday that it acquired London- and Istanbul-based independent mobile game studio Gram Games for $250 million in cash.

In addition to the cash amount, Zynga said it’d pay an additional cash amont based on whether or not Gram met certain performance metrics within the next three years.

The acquisition comes as Zynga, best known as the browser-based social game company behind Farmville, makes further inroads into mobile games. Zynga said the acquisition adds 3 million mobile daily active users to the 25 million DAUs reported at the end of March this year.

Gram Games is known for games including Merge Dragons!, a top-50 grossing App Store game, and 1010! The studio, which employs 77 people, has games in development that Zynga expects to launch next year.



Related Jobs

HumaNature Studios Inc.
HumaNature Studios Inc. — Lahaina, Hawaii, United States
[07.20.18]

Lead Prototype Simulation Engineer
Monomi Park
Monomi Park — San Mateo, California, United States
[07.20.18]

3D Character Artist
Age of Learning, Inc.
Age of Learning, Inc. — Glendale, California, United States
[07.20.18]

Game Systems Designer
Age of Learning, Inc.
Age of Learning, Inc. — Glendale, California, United States
[07.20.18]

QA Automation Architect









Loading Comments

loader image