In my previous post, Top 5 Facebook Games for January 2011 , Texas HoldEm pokers was at number 1 but has dropped down to the third position with CityVille coming in as the highest Facebook fanpage, a game developed by Zynga. At Number 5, A new entrant, Bejeweled Blitz a game developed by PopCap Games seems to be gaining MAU.
As new games are now making strong showings on Facebook according to traffic tracking service, AppData, many of these top games in daily active users and monthly active users from May move down the list to make room.
Below is the top 25 games by (Monthly Active Users) (MAU), which gives us an idea of which games have the potential for highest retention rates.
This figure is vulnerable to sharp fluctuations in the short term as a result of ad campaigns or marketing and to external factors such as holidays or weekends when players may take a break from routine play.