Zynga, Disney Partner for New Star Wars Game

Social game developer Zynga has announced a multiyear licensing deal with Disney to develop and publish a new free-to-play mobile Star Wars game.
License Global

August 23, 2018

Zynga, Disney Partner for New Star Wars Game

Social game developer Zynga has announced a multi-year licensing deal with Disney to develop and publish a new free-to-play mobile

Star Wars

game.

Zynga will also assume operation of “Star Wars: Commander,” a game developed by Disney that launched in 2014.

Star Wars

is one of the most iconic franchises in the world and has engaged generations of fans for decades,” says Frank Gibeau, chief executive officer, Zynga. “As game makers and moviegoers, we’re huge fans of

Star Wars

and are excited to create new experiences for players that bring this beloved brand to life. We look forward to extending the reach of the

Star Wars

universe and developing a new mobile game that entertains players for years to come and has the potential to be a future forever franchise for Zynga.”

“The opportunity with Zynga is the latest step in our mobile games licensing strategy, which pairs Disney characters and stories with proven partners to create unique games for our fans,” says Kyle Laughlin, senior vice president

of games and interactive experiences, Disney. “Zynga’s expertise in developing successful games and running live services makes them an ideal partner, and we look forward to further extending the

Star Wars

universe through these new experiences.”

Zynga’s NaturalMotion studios will now oversee development of future Zynga

Star Wars

mobile games.

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