Draw Something hits 50 million downloads in just 50 days to set new record

Draw Something hits 50 million downloads in just 50 days to set new record
The Angry Birds might be a little angrier after being surpassed as the number one paid app in Apple's App Store by Draw Something. In addition, the latter game has set a new record by drawing 50 million downloads (pun intended) in just 50 days. It is just this type of performance that led Zynga to pay $180 million (not including $30 million in employee retention payments) for the game's creator OMGPOP.

Other statistics show how much momentum Draw Something has. As we recently told you, stats from AppData show that last month the mobile game went from 1.7 million daily users to 14.6 million daily players. That amazing growth added to Zynga's current user base gave the public company a quick 25% boost in the number of daily users to its games.

Since the launch of the Pictionary-inspired Draw Something, users have created 6 billion drawings at a rate of 3,000 per second. When the game first was released, layers were creating drawings at a rate of just 3 per second. According to its new Poppa Zynga, the most popular words used on Draw Something are starfish, pregnant, hangman, six pack, and boom box. The least popular word is latrine.

A few months ago, no one could conceive of a game becoming more popular than Angry Birds. After all, the Birds are going to have their own animated show on television. But Draw Something is the number one paid app in 80 countries and the word is just starting to spread about the game.

source:
VentureBeat

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15 Comments

1. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

Nice.

2. TROLL.ISAHA

Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

5.0000.0000 50 wow

3. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

like... wow.... if anyone wants to draw, shoot me a game. i normally have like 10 going. I bet you cant figure out my user name. :)

4. itzmando

Posts: 119; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

The same as your phonearena one!! lol Play me!! :) I have like 22 games right now. :( Huge time consumer, but fun except when you get repeats.

5. shimmyx20

Posts: 280; Member since: Mar 03, 2009

I might start a game with you, none of my games have made any progress recently. My username is Shimmy20

7. itzmando

Posts: 119; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Not sure who you wanted to play with but I sent you a game !!

8. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

ok remix will look you up

13. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

now ur not gonna quit on me like u did with scrabble are u?

14. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

will not quit

15. Baseballer

Posts: 132; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Guys play mee Jerdlc10

6. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Interesting. I downloaded this and it was deleted within a week.

9. Jerry209

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 17, 2011

love this game good to see alot of ppl are enjoying the game

10. speed4evr

Posts: 79; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

This game is addicting. if anyone wants to start a game - dback02

11. squeeb

Posts: 99; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Yup, great game. Played this at IHOP a few sundays ago for like 2 hours after eating with some buddies.

12. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

wow..... i wonder whos giving all the thumbs downs?

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