Friday August 17, 2012 : NOKIA AND ZYNGA IN ONLINE GAMING DEAL
 
Companies expand their interests to add value to Asha Touch devices
 
Finnish cellphone giant Nokia has announced that it has expanded its existing partnership with social gaming leviathan Zynga to bring hit games like Zynga Poker and Draw Something to Asha Touch devices in the third quarter of 2012, opening the popular games to some 100 million users.
 
The partnership will also bring Zynga’s top games to Nokia Lumia smartphones and Windows Phones during autumn 2012, including Draw Something.
 
Nokia Asha Touch users already enjoy a variety of mobile gaming experiences enabled by global partners such as EA, Gameloft, Rovio, Namco Bandai and now, Zynga.
 
Zynga’s Draw Something and Zynga Poker will both be free to download from the Nokia Store, which has seen 5 billion downloads to date.