Zynga celebrates 10 years of FarmVille with a new mobile entry

Shawn Knight

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To celebrate its 10-year anniversary, publisher Zynga is announcing a new farming franchise game for mobile. They’re collaborating with three-time Grammy award-winning country music star Trisha Yearwood (who is married to the one and only Garth Brooks) on the project. Yearwood will lend her likeness and her new single to FarmVille 2: Country Escape to help kick off the multi-month anniversary celebration.

Yearwood said that as someone who plays FarmVille and having grown up on a farm in Georgia, the game ties back to her roots. "With women also being the central characters in all the FarmVille games, it shows that farming -- like music, tech, politics, science and entrepreneurship -- should be accessible to anyone,” she said.

Zynga said that in the coming months, Yearwood will appear in-game as a down-to-earth farmhand avatar. Her single, “Every Girl in this Town,” will play as she helps fans find rare items on their farms and gain access to in-game rewards that help them meet daily goals.

Farmville 2: Country Escape is available in the App Store for iOS devices and on Google Play as a free-to-play title with in-app purchases.

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Kashim

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Wow, amazing to see this garbage company is still able to make money of their nonsense, ***** games.
 

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