'Eye-popping' data from Zynga shows why it bought the social game surprise

Draw Something stats take you inside the super-hit

Zynga’s swooping for OMGPOP and its hit game Draw Something may have been inevitable to the cynics.

But stats from the two this evening show you exactly why the game was so appealing – even at the purported $210m acquisition cost – revealing how actively engaged the game’s millions of users are.

The firm says that…

…In the last week, more than 1 billion drawings have been created.

…Draw Something had three drawings per second the day the game launched.

…Yesterday, Draw Something has over 3,000 drawings per second at its peak.

…Draw Something is the No.1 word game in 84 countries according to the Apple App Store — Sweden and Norway were the first two countries to push it to the top

…The most popular words in Draw Something are: Starfish, pregnant, hangman, six pack, boom box

…The least popular word in Draw Something is latrine

…The best guessed words in Draw Something are: Rainbow, catfish, sun, fish, house, god, tornado

…The least guessed words in Draw Something are: Oar, Metroid, Warhol, pounce, polaroid, meathead, Autobots

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