Remember the virtual worlds of Habbo Hotel and Second Life? If you did not believe in social gaming yet, how about FarmVille on Facebook? Where close to 80 million active users flock to FarmVille to perform virtual farming daily.
The most popular online Facebook game ever, FarmVille Facebook hit like a hurricane and didn’t go back. Just think, this game started online June 19, 2009. The developer, Zynga, states that FarmVille “is bigger than Twitter and [was] valued at $1 billion last month (mashable.com)”.
FarmVille’s popularity is exploding online and won the most prestigious award this year: The 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards ceremony declared last month in Los Vegas that “the top honor in the ‘Social Networking Game of the Year’ category went to Zynga’s massively popular Facebook game FarmVille”.
Full text over at Viralblog.