The only Match-3 puzzle game set in the three original Harry Potter books and movies brings the magical puzzle game to mobile devices

SAN FRANCISCO - (BUSINESS WIRE) -Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), the global leader in interactive entertainment, has announced that its magical Match-3 game Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells was officially launched and began to spread throughout the world. Officially licensed by Warner Bros. Games and published under the Portkey Games label, the game is free to download on Android iOS, as well as on Amazon Kindle and Facebook.


"When the series Harry Potter made his film debut, it was one of the rare times when everyone read the same book, talked about the same movie and gathered in a common experience, ”said Yaron Leyvand, senior vice president of Casual Games at Zynga. "Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells pays homage to the close bond fans have with the series with a mobile game imbued with conspicuous moments and delightful gimmicks that captivated the global audience. The feedback from the pilot phase of the launch has been phenomenal and we have high expectations for the response from fans of the game around the world. "

"Mobile games have never been more popular or more important than they are today. It is played for fun, to relax, seeing it as an accessible way to have fun and bond, ”said Bernard Kim, president of the publishing office at Zynga. "With Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, fans will immerse themselves in the magic, puzzles and wonder of the series and create clubs to collaborate and connect with other fans of the wizarding world. "

In Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells players enter a Match-3 adventure filled with spells, humor, color and characters from the series Harry Potter. Following the soundtrack and narrator recordings of the original films of Harry Potter, fans follow an authentic mobile retelling of Harry's journey into the wizarding world. By earning special spells and boosts as you progress, players solve Match-3 puzzles featuring hopping chocolate frogs, fluttering winged keys, magical chessboard pieces in battle gear, and other unexpected obstacles and items. Among the colorful puzzles, players will be delighted with symbolic moments of the narrative, such as Harry's journey on the Hogwarts Express, Hagrid's magical creatures and Hermione casting the spell Wingardium Leviosa.

By building their magical personality, players earn spells, power progression, and experience points as they advance through the game to increase their abilities and game character. Players can also earn rich rewards by completing Daily Events that relate to a large number of scenes from the series Harry Potter. In the spirit of Hogwarts camaraderie and friendly competition, players can gather or form clubs with other fans to socialize, collaborate on puzzle strategies, share lives and compete for prizes in exclusive Club Events.

For the next seven days, players who download the game in the Android or iOS version will instantly receive the welcome pack, containing game gold, extra lives and special Quidditch goggles to customize their avatars.

Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells you can play all over the world for iOS and Android devices, as well as for the Amazon Kindle and Facebook. For more details visit the game site at the URL www.harrypotterpuzzlesandspells.com. For more information and to connect with other fans, follow us on Facebook Instagram e Twitter.

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About Zynga

Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment whose mission is to connect the world through games. To date, more than a billion people have played at Zynga franchises, including CSR RacingTM, Empires & PuzzlesTM, Merge Dragons!TM, Merge Magic!TM, Toon blast™, Toy Blast™, Words With FriendsTM e Zynga PokerTM. Zynga games are available in over 150 countries, on social platforms and on mobile devices around the world. Founded in 2007, the company's headquarters are located in San Francisco, with offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, India, Turkey and Finland. For more information visit www.zynga.com or follow Zynga up Twitter, Instagram, Facebook or Zynga's blog.

About Warner Bros. Games

Warner Bros. Games, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a prestigious studio engaged in the worldwide publication, development, licensing and distribution of content for the interactive industry on all platforms, including game consoles. , portable and mobile devices and PC games for both internal and third-party titles. More information on Warner Bros. Games can be found at https://www.wbgames.com/.

About Portkey Games

Portkey Games, from Warner Bros. Games, is the gaming brand dedicated to creating new gaming and mobile experiences set in the Wizarding World inspired by the original stories of JK Rowling, in which the player is at the center of the adventure. Portkey Games offers players the opportunity to make their own narrative choices and get involved with the Wizarding World environment to create new and unique experiences. The brand was created to give players and fans new gaming experiences that allow them to penetrate the immersive imagery of the Wizarding world where they can define a completely personal story.

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