Players are invited to take advantage of a whole week of surprises and special events that will be offered to celebrate this special occasion
SAN FRANCISCO– (BUSINESS WIRE) –Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced that it will dedicate a full week to celebrating the first anniversary of its magical match-3 mobile game Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells. Fans from all over the world are invited to take part in the week of celebrations that will kick off today and features an infinity of in-game giveaways, events and competitions with new content to commemorate the occasion.
Since its launch in September 2020 Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells has delighted fans with its unique puzzles and gameplay set in the Wizarding World. With more than 2,000 puzzle levels in the main path followed by players, the game continues to invite players to join in the fun and action of Hogwarts with new content and events. Highlighting the paths taken by players in conjunction with the first anniversary, Zynga has released a new trailer that illustrates the salient features of the game.
“We are extremely honored by the compliments and tremendous favor with which Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells has been received, but we have been even more inspired and honored by the players who have accompanied us along the way,” said Yaron Leyvand, Executive Vice President of the division. Games at Zynga. “We are delighted to celebrate this important milestone with the fans and look forward to inaugurating the new chapter of the game together.”
Inspired by Dudley Dursley’s most memorable birthday, starting this week, the game will feature a new “London Zoo” themed event where players must collect “gifts” on their playing field to earn prize chests. Giving a sinuous twist to this birthday-inspired event, players will be able to match mysterious boxes on their playing field by releasing the python encased within them. Starting September 23, players will be able to participate in a revered Hogwarts tradition with the in-game House Pride Event, completing puzzles to earn points for their house that will be tracked on a global leaderboard. From 22 to 24 September, players who log into the game will receive a daily in-game gift to celebrate the occasion.
Visitors to the Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells Twitter, Facebook and Instagram channels during the anniversary week will be invited to post a favorite memory of the game tagging it #PuzzlesAndSpellsAnniversary. Three randomly selected players will win an overflowing prize pack with currency, items, in-game power-up bundles, and more.
In Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, players are thrown into a match-3 adventure filled with spells, humor, color and characters from the Harry Potter series. Accompanied by the soundtrack and voiceovers from the original Harry Potter films, fans can enjoy an authentic mobile retelling of Harry’s journey to the Wizarding World. By earning special spells and boosts as they progress through the game, players solve match-3 puzzles featuring hopping chocolate frogs, fluttering winged keys, magical chessboard pieces in battle gear, and other unexpected obstacles and objects. In the spirit of Hogwarts camaraderie and friendly competition, players can join or form clubs with other fans to socialize, collaborate on puzzle strategies, exchange lives and compete for prizes in exclusive Club Events.