Hot on the heels of PopCap
stating that social features would be added to all its existing games
, the company has announced Zuma Blitz for Facebook
. Zuma Blitz
is "expected to roll out gradually" in three weeks with a beta. The company will update the app with weekly tournaments, new levels, an 'experience points' system to unlock features and "a 'treasure chest' virtual currency-based system for obtaining in-game power-ups."
is PopCap's second "full-fledged" Facebook game. The casual e-crack developer previously released Bejeweled Blitz,
which, according to PopCap, has had nearly 30 million players and 100 million sessions daily since being introduced 18 months ago.