It is official, Disney has bought the #2 facebook game company Playdom for around $560 million. With the recent aquisitions of Marvel and Club Penguin, I think the next thing Disney is tragetting is leveraging Facebook and bringing all this goodness to the digital social hub.
It may well be that next year we will see MarvelCity where you can live the life of super heroes and inviting your friends to become your sidekicks in fights against world domination. Would be cool to be able to play Magneto. Same could be done with the Mickey Mouse universe and actually be able to play Micky Mouse’ club house with your friends on Facebook.
“For Disney, this is a big way to get into the social games space. They have great brands and combined with Playdom’s technical, marketing, and development expertise, they overnight become a major player in social games.” – Gamezebo