Top 5 Facebook Games of Summer 2013

By on November 25, 2013

Facebook is used by millions of people around the world to share information and connect with others. It is also used to play games. Some of the games available on Facebook are phenomenally successful. They are fun to play, addictive and have made their developers very rich. Here are the top 5 Facebook games of summer 2013.


1. Candy Crush Saga


Candy Crush Saga is mindbogglingly popular. It was released in April 2012 on Facebook by the developers King. Seven months later they released versions for smartphones. But it all started on Facebook. The game involves a grid of different colored candies with various objectives based around the concept of matching three, four or five of the same colored candies in a row. It is estimated that over 133 million people play Candy Crush Saga on Facebook every month.


2. Pet Rescue Saga


Pet Rescue Saga is another Facebook game by the developer King. It was released in June 2013. Similar to Candy Crush Saga it is a puzzle game where players work to save dogs, cats and other pets from dangerous scenarios. It is estimated over 41 million people are playing it on Facebook every month.


3. Farm Heroes Saga


Developer King occupies the first three spots on our list with Candy Crush Saga, Pet Rescue Saga and now Farm Heroes Saga at number 3. It has similar gameplay to the other two. It was launched in March 2013 and it is estimated over 32 million people are playing it on Facebook per month.


4. Criminal Case


Over 27 million people are thought to play Criminal Case every month on Facebook. It was made by the developer Pretty Simple and was released in 2012. Players play the role of a police officer trying to solve various crimes. A lot of the gameplay is based around finding hidden objects.


5. Dragon City


The final Facebook game in our top 5 is Dragon City by the developer Social Point. It was released in 2012 and now gets an estimated 27 million players every month. The gameplay involves breeding dragons by putting two dragons in a pen together and letting nature run its course.

About Damien McGinley

Damien is a professional writer, qualified journalist, father, husband, expert jam-on-toast spreader, rugby fan, and experienced player of games involving dressing up like a knight and building forts. Hails from Belfast.

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