Zynga has teamed up with BitPay to trial Bitcoin payments for microtransactions in selected titles. As detailed on Reddit, Bitcoin is now legal tender for FarmVille 2, CastleVille, ChefVille, CoasterVille, Hidden Chronicles, Hidden Shadows and CityVille on Zynga.com – but not Facebook. Thanks, Polygon.
Aliens vs Predator and Sniper Elite V2 developer Rebellion has announced its first social game.
Well well well, what have we here? Zynga has relaunched its online gaming portal and removed a requirement to login via Facebook. You can still use your social network ID if you like, but its yet another sign of the casual, mobile and social publisher’s decreasing reliance on Facebook. Reuters reports the relaunch hasn’t impressed […]
Zynga.com, is in Zynga VP of partner publishing’s opinion, “the Steam of social” games.
Zynga’s publishing platform has gone into open beta, allowing you to get your social fix outside of Facebook.
Shares in Zynga stock are up 10% due to the firm’s announcement of a new gaming portal and publishing deals. However, despite the boost, industry analysts feel some “complications” may arise between the firm and Facebook over the move.