Zynga loses Facebook crown as FarmVille 2 is overtaken

FarmVille 2’s hefty stint as Facebook’s No.1 game has come to an end.

Well, it has according to one measure, at least. AppData reports that Zynga’s game currently commands some 8.8 DAUs (daily active users). That places it second behind King.com’s Candy Crush Saga which currently has 9.7m DAUs.

However, it still rules supreme in terms on MAUs (monthly active users). FarmVille 2 currently has 41.8m MAUs, far beyond Candy Crush Saga’s 25.8m MAUs.

Nonetheless, it a fantastic result for the ever-growing King.com which can now harbour realistic expectations of overtaking the troubled Zynga as the Facebook gaming champion.

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