Zynga Acquires Social Game Studio DNA Games

Posted May 18, 2011

Social gaming company Zynga is acquiring DNA Games. This is Zynga’s 14th acquisition since the last year. Zynga is interested in both the talent and the company. DNA Games developed several hit social games such as Casino City, Slot City, and Bar World. DNA reaches about 2.4 million monthly active users on Facebook. Casino City has about 1.5 million monthly active users, Slot City has about 438,000 actives, and Bar World has about 382,000 actives.

DNA Games raised $2 million in funding from Battery Ventures and Bain Capital Ventures. The DNA Games team will form a studio that focuses on creating new games. DNA Games founder and CEO Jon Lee will be general manager of the new company.