Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Provides Update on Poker, Stock Down

Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) issued an update about Zynga Poker after considering the feedback of its players to be able to provide them with the best gaming experience.

Last month, the struggling social gaming company launched that Zynga Poker with an objective to reimagine the game with new mobile experience. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) developed the game with sophisticated design and features based on the feedback of players over the years. According to the company the new features of Zynga Pokers offers more authenticity, competition and social connections between friends.

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Zynga Inc to introduce two distinct Zynga Poker games

Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) learned that majority of players like the new look and feel of the new Zynga Poker, but other want the classic design and play style of the original game.

“To meet the demand we are seeing for both games, we will soon offer two distinct products – Zynga Poker Classic and the new Zynga Poker,”  according to Jon B. Liu, vice president of games at Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA).

Liu emphasized, “We value all of our player communities and want you to know that we take the introduction of new products and features very seriously.”

He added that they want to fuel the passion of players for poker whether they want to play the Zynga Poker Classic or the new Zynga Poker.  “By giving you two poker games, you now have the option to choose how you play,” said Liu.

According to Liu, Zynga Poker Classic offers the familiar gameplay enjoyed by players over the past six years. On the other hand, the new Zynga Poker will continue to offer the core game combined with new features such as Leagues.

Both poker games allow players to switch between games and transfer status from one experience to another. They can also transfer their profile history and chips without hassle.

Zynga Poker Classic will be available in iOS and Android

Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZYGA) plans to make the Zynga Poker Classic available on iOS and Android devices later this year. The company emphasized that its team remained committed to delivering high-quality game experiences across all platforms.

Stock action

The stock price of Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) declined nearly 5% to $2.31 per share at the time of this writing around 3:28 in the afternoon in New York.

Last Monday, the company experienced unusual options trading activity. Traders acquired 11,498 call options, up 110% from its usual daily volume of 5,470 call options.