New additions include multiple basic updates, an increase in the number of levels for strongholds and a new building called Hunting Lodge (Hunter's Lodge)

SAN FRANCISCO - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Small Giant Games ("Small Giant"), a subsidiary of Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in the interactive entertainment industry, announced an expansion of epic proportions of its popular title Empires & Puzzles. Tale expansion, supported by demand from players, exhibits significant base updates, including a rise from 20 to 21 of the maximum level for strongholds and the introduction of advanced versions of mines, farms, warehouses and houses. A new building is also planned, the Hunting Casino, which will allow players to make new combat items.

"Since the Small Giant team joined the Zynga family last year, we are punctually struck by their ingenuity in introducing continuous innovations into Empires & Puzzles, a cornerstone of our portfolio of eternal securities, "said Bernard Kim, president of the Publishing division at Zynga. "This expansion, inspired by passionate players, demonstrates the team's commitment to creating the most enjoyable experiences ever for the community of Empires & Puzzles".

Zynga acquired the Helsinki-based company Small Giant in January of the 2019. Small Giant has brought an experienced team of developers to Zynga by adding another eternal title to the company's live service portfolio with Empires & Puzzles which combines 3 match battles accessible to more elaborate gameplay elements such as hero collection, base building and the establishment of social alliances.

Since its launch in the 2017, Empires & Puzzles has been downloaded more than 34 millions of times and has reached the top spot in terms of receipts in many 57 countries on the Apple App Store and in 24 Countries on Google Play. Globally, the popular title ranked among the most profitable 10 games in 124 countries across the Apple App Store and on Google Play.

The latest expansion of Empires & Puzzleswas mostly dictated by one of its talented developers, Sofia Vanhanen. Vanhanen, just twenty years old, is one of the youngest women in the field of mobile game development. Hardcore gambler of Empires & Puzzles, she joined Small Giant at the end of her computer science career.

"Being able to work on a game I was already passionate about is a dream come true, "Vanhanen said. "I can make my point of view as a passionate fan for implementing new ideas that our players will be excited about. I look forward to finding out what they will think of the new base updates. "

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Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment and aims to connect the world through games. To date, over a billion people have played Zynga franchises, including CSR Racing™, Empires & Puzzles™, Merge Dragons!™, Words With Friends™ e Zynga Poker™. Zynga games are available in more than 150 countries, social platforms and mobile devices around the world. Founded in 2007, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, India, Turkey and Finland. For more information visit or follow Zynga up Twitter e Facebook.

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