June 1, 2020 -- Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Peak for $1.8 billion. Peak brings to Zynga a renowned, talented team and two forever franchises, Toon Blast and Toy Blast, that have consistently ranked within the top 10 and top 20 U.S. iPhone grossing games for the past two years, respectively. These franchises add significant scale to Zynga’s live services and will be an additional driver of margin expansion over the coming years. Peak also enhances Zynga’s new game pipeline with additional projects in early development.
Founded in 2010 by Sidar Sahin, Peak has developed the beloved game franchises Toon Blast and Toy Blast. Known for their innovation, creativity and exquisite design, Toon Blast and Toy Blast popularized the ‘collapse’ mechanic within match-3 puzzle games, and have captured a highly engaged global audience base that ranks among the industry's best in player retention. Collectively, Toon Blast and Toy Blast have more than 12 million average mobile DAUs. Peak is expected to grow Zynga’s average mobile DAUs by more than 60% while strengthening Zynga’s international audience.