It’s not going to be a New Year’s celebration for Farmville players. Farmville, one of the most addictive Facebook games, closes on December 31, producer Singa Said Monday.
“After an incredible 11 years since its inception in 2009, we are officially announcing the end of the original Famville game on Facebook,” the statement read in part. “As mentioned earlier, Adobe will stop distributing and updating Flash Player to all web browsers, and Facebook will stop supporting Flash games on the platform after December 31, 2020.”
Farmville allows players to cultivate colorful cartoonish farms by plowing, planting, harvesting and caring for cows and chickens. Between August 2009 and December 2010 Great game Daily active users play on Facebook. In 2011, she partnered with game singer Lady Gaga to create a farm inspired by her and perform music from her album Born the Way.
At its peak, 30 million people played the game every day, The Verge reports. The game has entered pop culture and memoirs. Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg made a popular tweet In 2018, imagine an Octogenarian senator asking about his Farmville pigs.
Players can make in-app purchases until November 17, but must use the remaining credits by December 31.
If you want to continue cultivating fake, there are other options. The company says it will continue to operate the Farmville 2: Tropic Escape and Farmville 2: Country Escape, and that players can expect Farmville 3 to hit the worldwide market for mobile.