Draw Something creator sold for $180 million
0. phoneArena posted on 21 Mar 2012, 23:16
As expected, Zynga has purchased OMGPOP for over $200 million basically to grab the sizzling hot mobile game "Draw Something"; 15 million users are drawn to the game (no pun intended) daily and it is a perfect addition for the company that owns "Words with Friends"...
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1. KingKurogiii posted on 21 Mar 2012, 23:32 1 0
wow i was actually wondering what Zynga thought about the sucess of Draw Something being so similar to their style. i guess it's needless to say they were impressed. xD
2. Lucas777 posted on 21 Mar 2012, 23:37 0 0
to me this seems too overinflated… they must be buying more omgpop than the game..it seems to fleeting to be 200 mill
3. JGuinan007 posted on 22 Mar 2012, 00:27 1 0
Maybe you skimmed over this "OMGPOP brings in $250,000 a day from the game (after Apple takes its 30% slice) and is available in a free and paid version. The free version generates 1 billion ad impressions a day".
4. Lucas777 posted on 22 Mar 2012, 00:42 0 0
no i read it… i dont not read articles before commenting… but that number is fleeting… in 2 months i doubt that number will be the same… it seems like apps go through popularity rise and falls (ie PvZ, fieldrunners, stickwars, etc.)… barely any sustain popularity.. so i am just thinking they are going more for the creative minds behind the app rather than the initial app.. the app would have to retain its popularity for over a year to be effective
5. 0o0blackstar0o0 posted on 22 Mar 2012, 06:27 1 0
I'm jealous of the creator he or she is a millionaire now
6. good2great posted on 22 Mar 2012, 09:32 0 0
LOL i was sitting here feeling the same way...
all one has to do is come up with a brilliant app idea get it passed thru apple's app store then it becomes overwhelmingly popular... android then picks it up then BAM!!! millionaire status!