February 3, 2022

Zynga Shares the Love with Bouquet of In-Game Valentine’s Day Celebrations

New challenges and themed rewards will have players falling in love all over again with their favorite games 

SAN FRANCISCO – February 3, 2022 – Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced a flourishing bouquet of Valentine’s Day events across its portfolio of games. Players are in for a treat with themed challenges and courses, exclusive holiday wardrobes and updates, and sweet rewards from some of their favorite characters.

“At Zynga, Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate love not only for our players but also for their love of gaming,” said Bernard Kim, Zynga’s President of Publishing. “Through our in-game events ranging from magical decorations to a Valentine’s Day picnic, we hope to remind our players around the world of their love for both community and great gameplay.”


FarmVille 3 //  Be My Buddy Valentine

Feb. 8 – 14

This Valentine’s Day, players can show puppy love for their furr-ever Valentine, Buddy the dog! Players are invited to complete an in-game quest to unlock a special skin to transform their farmhand canine into Buddy Valentine, a holiday-themed dog with wings. Request Buddy’s help to clear out the farm of weeds or dirt piles and care for your animal menagerie to earn event points shaped like dog treats. Woof!


From February 4 to March 3, players can also complete tasks on the farm to unlock a season pass with Caver Ginny, who will help city dwellers explore caves at FarmVille 3’s camping site.

FarmVille 2: Country Escape // Carnival of Love 

Feb. 9 – 20  

Players can prepare to witness a thrilling love triangle in this year’s “Carnival of Love”. Find out who the Queen of Hearts will choose! Will it be Gondolier Gustavo or Prince Pasquale? Players will compete with other farmers to make their carnival the talk of FarmVille and win keys, padlocks and more! Finish at the top of the leaderboard to win the lovely cat, Lia Luna. This friendly feline will help players find additional rare ingredients around their farm!

FarmVille 2: Tropic Escape // Sweetheart Sale

Feb. 11 – 15  

Love has arrived at FarmVille 2: Tropic Escape! Add a touch of romance to your island with some charming decorations for Valentine’s Day. These special, limited-edition items – such as love floaties and heart balloons – will be available at sweet prices.  

Golf Rival  //  Bow and Arrow Challenge & Rose Tournament

Feb. 11 – Feb. 23

Golf Rival fans are in for a treat as they can explore multiple courses decorated in a playful Valentine’s theme with roses, chocolates, LOVE sign and more. Players can tee up with three new special balls: Rose Kiss, Choco Heart and the Cupid.

The Rose Tournament is an 18-hole single-player challenge that will enable players to sharpen their skills and achieve personal best records while earning rewards. The Bow & Arrow Challenge is a 12-round PvP challenge where players can win fun rewards such as coins, clubs, special balls and the legendary diamond chest.

Merge Dragons! //  My Sweet Valentine

Feb. 11 – Feb. 14

To help you celebrate the most romantic holiday of the year, Merge Dragons! is hosting an ultra-special My Sweet Valentine event! Players will collect sweet treats to decorate their camp and merge to make them more beautiful! Plus, this weekend will offer the rare opportunity to meet the incredible Passion Dragon. She is one of the most unique and beautiful dragons in all of Dragonia -– players won’t want to miss out!

Words With Friends // Rosy Romancers & New Rewards Pass

Feb. 14 – April 4

This Valentine’s season, the iconic mobile franchise Words With Friends is whisking players away to enjoy a tea-riffic European tea and sweets shop theme! Players can complete their Rewards Pass track to unlock all kinds of brew-tea-ful rewards including Tile Styles, Profile Frames, Stickers and more. And of course, a new season wouldn’t be complete without new challenges! The Rosy Romancers solo challenge will have players face off against classical romance characters like Morgan le Fay, Cyrano de Bergerac and Mr. Darcy to unlock the Cupid’s Bow Badge. In the Romantic Challenge, players can celebrate Valentine’s Day by collecting points over the course of the week to earn a permanent “Gift Box Badge” for their profile. 

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About Zynga Inc.

Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment with a mission to connect the world through games. With massive global reach in more than 175 countries and regions, Zynga has a diverse portfolio of popular game franchises that have been downloaded more than four billion times on mobile including CSR RacingTM, Empires & PuzzlesTM, FarmVilleTM, Golf RivalTM, Hair ChallengeTM, Harry Potter: Puzzles & SpellsTM, High Heels!TM, Merge Dragons!TM, Merge Magic!™, Toon Blast™, Toy Blast™, Words With FriendsTM and Zynga PokerTM.  With Chartboost, a leading mobile advertising and monetization platform, Zynga is an industry-leading next-generation platform with the ability to optimize programmatic advertising and yields at scale. Founded in 2007, Zynga is headquartered in California with locations in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.zynga.com or follow Zynga on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or the Zynga blog.



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