Redwood City, Calif - May 24, 2011
RockYou®, a leading social gaming company, will soon unveil the next game in the playful Zoo World™ franchise, Zoo World™ 2. In Zoo World 2 players can collect animals from all over the world and breed adorable baby animals. Building on the original zoo simulation game - with over 50 million installs to date - Zoo World 2 will offer more interaction with a diverse set of species, deep customization options, and life-like animals.
Animals in Zoo World 2 express their moods in response to gameplay as zookeepers nurture their baby animals through adulthood. The new title also offers more ways for players to creatively design and decorate their own zoos. Whether players want a lush, wild jungle, a natural African savannah, or an Arctic snow setting, the possibilities are endless with the ability to layout paths, fences, water, decorations, exhibits, and more. Players can also lend a helping hand to fellow zookeepers, caring for their animals while they are away.
“Fans all over the world are very excited about the release of Zoo World 2 and their expectations are high,” said Jennifer Gee, Executive Producer at RockYou.
“The team has worked hard to bring players a zoo experience that captures the charm of adult and baby animals alike. The Zoo World 2 graphics are best-in-class. We can’t wait to visit and showcase the unique zoos that our zookeepers will create.”
Zoo World 2 will launch on Facebook on June 8th. Prepare to bring your zoo to life, in the next game in the popular Zoo World franchise!
To learn more about Zoo World 2, visit http://www.facebook.com/ZooWorld2.
For more information about RockYou, visit www.rockyou.com.
RockYou® is a leading social gaming company delivering nearly 20MM monthly active users. The company developed the social game classic Zoo World™, with 50MM installs to date, and the award-nominated Gourmet Ranch™, one of the fastest growing Facebook games. RockYou is launching Zoo World 2™ in late spring and is committed to the development of high quality titles and franchises for the social space.
RockYou empowers brands and game developers to reach and monetize audiences through innovative social advertising solutions, including Deal of the Day, video products and in-game brand integrations.
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Redwood City, California, RockYou is funded by Sequoia Capital, Partech International, Lightspeed Venture Partners, DCM and Softbank.
Eddiemae Jukes / Molly Gerth, TriplePoint