CEO Frank Gibeau has been doing some . The maker of social mobile games like FarmVille, Merge Dragons, and Empires & Puzzles is back to strong growth.
For the third quarter ended September 30, Zynga reported its highest quarterly revenue and bookings in history ($345 million and $395 million, respectively), with mobile revenue up 54% from a year ago and mobile bookings up 64%. Profits took a small dip, but that was because Zynga had to pay out bigger bonuses to its acquired companies — Small Giant Games and Gram Games — because they hit their incentive targets for growth.
If Q4 goes as expected, then “it will be the biggest year in the history of Zynga in terms of revenue and bookings since