Candy Crush Saga is a match-three puzzle video game released by King on April 12, 2012 for Facebook, and on November 14, 2012 for iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows Phone, Windows 10, and Tizen. As of March 2013, Candy Crush Saga surpassed FarmVille 2 as the most popular game on Facebook, with 46 million average monthly users. It is a variation on their browser game Candy Crush. In November 2013, the "Dreamworld" expansion was launched, creating nocturnal-themed but more difficult versions of previously released levels. In December 2014, the game was released forWindows Phone.
The game is periodically updated, adding new "episodes" and more playable levels; new levels are updated first on Facebook followed by Android and iPhone. Candy Crush Saga has "episodes" of 15 levels each (the first two "episodes" have only 10 levels). An update to the game in November 27, 2013 added the "Dreamworld" levels, giving players the opportunity to replay older levels with a new mechanic, which was also periodically updated. As of September 2015, the Facebook edition has over 879 regular levels with new levels added regularly, while Dreamworld concluded at 879 levels.