Who owns Zynga? (2022)

Zynga is an american multinational social gaming company. Its corporate offices are in San Mateo, California, and it was established in April 2007.

The company primarily focuses on social networking and mobile platforms. “Connecting the world via games,” according to Zynga, is the company’s stated objective.

With about 57 million players concurrently playing Zynga Poker and Words with Friends 2, respectively, and CSR Racing 2, the most played racing game on mobile devices, the company’s most popular games in 2017 were these two titles.

Who owns Zynga?

Zynga is currently owned by Take Two Interactive.

In January 2022, Take-Two Interactive declared its intention to purchase Zynga for $12.7 billion. The transaction was finished in May 2022.

Who founded Zynga?

Zynga was founded by Mark Pincus, Eric Schiermeyer, Justin Waldron, Michael Luxton, Steve Schoettler, and Andrew Trade in August, 2007.

The company released its first game, Zynga Poker, in 2007. Zynga Poker was the first game ever released on Facebook. In 2009, the company acquired MyMiniLife game studio and subsequently launched the FarmVille game.

How Zynga makes money?

Zynga doesn’t make money from its game sales. In fact, all of its games are free to play. The company’s main revenue streams are direct credit card payments and partnerships.

The company sells virtual goods and services inside its games. Zynga also makes money by selling advertising space within its games and gaming portals.

Where is Zynga headquartered?

Zynga’s current headquarters are located in San Mateo, California. The company moved into the office in 2022.

Zynga was earlier headquartered in San Francisco, California, which they built in 2011.

Who is the CEO of Zynga?

Frank Gibeau is the current CEO of Zynga. He took over the post in March, 2016 after Mark Pincus stepped aside.

Mark Pincus was the CEO of Zynga from 2007 to 2013 and again from 2015 to 2016. Between 2013 and 2016, the company was led by Don Mattrick.