Candy Crush saga retakes the lead among fastest-growing Facebook games by DAU

King.com’s Candy Crush Saga returned to the top spot on this week’s list of fastest-growing Facebook games by daily active users with 300,000 DAU for a 6 percent gain.

Rovio’s Angry Birds Friends came in at No. 2, also up by 300,000 DAU for a 13 percent gain. Wooga’s Bubble Island was the third game this week to bring in 300,000 DAU, the 27 percent increase let the game take the No. 3 spot. King.com’s recently-launched Pet Rescue Saga placed at No. 4 with 286,000 DAU, a 7,150 percent gain. Finally, Social Point’s Dragon City was up by 200,000 DAU, a 6 percent uptick that allowed it to take the No. 5 position.

This week’s list saw another new game debut: Zynga’s CityVille 2. The game is already bringing in substantial numbers of players even though it looks like Zynga hasn’t fully turned cross-promotion on yet. As of this week, the game’s up by 140,000 for a 1,400 percent gain.

Three other games on this week’s list saw traffic gains of 20 percent or more. Playforia’s Bubbles IQ had 50,000 DAU for a 26 percent gain. Zotata’s  DragonBound was up by 40,000 DAU for a 20 percent increase. Boyaa’s Indonesian-language Perjuangan Semut took in 30,000 DAU for a 33 percent increase.

Name DAU Gain Gain,%
1.  Candy Crush Saga 5,100,000 +300,000 + 6%
2.  Angry Birds Friends 1,800,000 +300,000 + 13%
3.  Bubble Island 1,400,000 +300,000 + 27%
4.  Pet Rescue Saga 290,000 +286,000 + 7,150%
5.  Dragon City 3,500,000 +200,000 + 6%
6.  CityVille 2 150,000 +140,000 + 1,400%
7.  Ruby Blast Adventures 1,700,000 +100,000 + 6%
8.  Marvel: Avengers Alliance 1,200,000 +100,000 + 9%
9.  Diamond Dash 3,800,000 +100,000 + 3%
10.  開心水族箱 1,300,000 +100,000 + 8%
11.  Top Eleven Be a Football Manager 2,100,000 +100,000 + 5%
12.  Pool Live Tour 1,800,000 +100,000 + 6%
13.  Texas HoldEm Poker 6,300,000 +100,000 + 2%
14.  Dice with Buddies 340,000 +50,000 + 17%
15.  Bubbles IQ 240,000 +50,000 + 26%
16.  DragonBound 240,000 +40,000 + 20%
17.  101 YüzBir Okey Plus 240,000 +30,000 + 14%
18.  Perjuangan Semut 90,000 +30,000 + 33%
19.  Solitaire Castle 330,000 +30,000 + 10%
20.  BINGO Blitz 810,000 +30,000 + 4%

All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppDataStay tuned for our look at the top emerging games on Friday.

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  1. Bubbles IQ review says:

    [...] peaked in June of this year, but has recently been seeing some renewed growth, showing up as the No. 15 top gainer by DAU this week. An iOS version is also available on the App Store, which may account for the more recent [...]

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