Zynga Acquires Newtoy, Makers of Words With Friends

Zynga announced on a conference call with the press today that they have acquired Newtoy, the makers of Words with Friends, and effectively immediately Newtoy has been renamed Zynga with Friends.

Zynga also announced that Farmville on iPhone has been downloaded 7 million times, and Farmville is accessed 10 million times a month across all mobile devices. They said we can expect to see more Zynga games accessible by mobile platforms soon.

Zynga is not saying publicly how much they paid for Newtoy, or releasing any details yet on what specific games Zynga with Friends will develop.

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