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Report: Zynga in talks to acquire  Draw Something  dev Omgpop
Report: Zynga in talks to acquire Draw Something dev Omgpop
March 20, 2012 | By Mike Rose

March 20, 2012 | By Mike Rose
More: Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Business/Marketing

Social gaming giant Zynga is currently in talks to acquire Draw Something developer Omgpop, following a rush of popularity for the Pictionary-style title, according to media reports.

Draw Something has seen a huge surge in players over the last few weeks. The Facebook version has the most daily active players of any game on the social network right now, while the smartphone version has been downloaded over 25 million times.

According to TechCrunch, "a source with direct knowledge of the discussions" has said that Zynga is talking to Omgpop about a potential acquisition, with a potential acquisition price of around $200 million.

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