CityVille is a casual social city-building simulation game developed by Zynga, and released in December 2010. The game is very similar to SimCity and Farmville,. The goal is to develop a city by farming, constructing buildings, and collecting rent. The game is a freemium game, meaning there is no cost to play but players have the option of purchasing premium content. It was announced on November 18, 2010, but the launch date was adjusted to December to allow Zynga to make adjustments to the game. The game had 100,000 players on its launch day making it Zynga's largest launch ever at the time of its release. On January 2, 2011, it reached the most monthly active users for an application ever on Facebook, beating Farmville's previous record although numbers may drop as its release date was exactly a month prior. Within its first 50 days, CityVille grew to 61 million monthly active users. CityVille became available as a game on Google+ late September 2011, as announced on the Google mainpage the 26th of September, 2011. The game allows players to become the mayor of a virtual city and to oversee its development into a large metropolis.The city can grow with various tasks to be
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