icensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the free-to-play game is available on the App Store for iPhone and iPad, Google Play, Facebook and the Amazon Appstore for Kindle devices.
"The Wizard of Oz film has captured the hearts of fans across generations through an endearing story of friends working together to solve an imaginative puzzle," said Mark Turmell, Senior Creative Director at Zynga. "Wizard of Oz: Magic Match keeps the movie magic alive with exciting Match-3 gameplay and fresh new features. Through Wizard of Oz: Magic Match, we're excited to give fans a whole new way to interact with one of the most beloved films of all time."
With puzzles inspired by scenes from the original film, players venture along The Yellow Brick Road, with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion, swapping, swiping, matching and expanding tiles on their journey.
Each winding turn of Wizard of Oz: Magic Match introduces cherished movie characters and iconic imagery, including the chance to spin Glinda's Magic Wheel for in-game advantages and use Dorothy's Ruby slippers, Munchkin Lollipops and the Tin Man's Axe to complete puzzles.
"The Wizard of Oz is treasured by millions of people around the world and the brand has continued to captivate audiences since its release in 1939," said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. "Zynga is bringing this timeless brand to players through a fun puzzle game that embodies the mystery and magic of The Wizard of Oz."
In Wizard of Oz: Magic Match, players will have to defeat the Wicked Witch of the west on their way to the Emerald City. In order to do this, they can join their friends in Wizard of Oz: Magic Match through connecting on Facebook to send gifts and in-game advantages seamlessly between their phone and tablet.
"We're incredibly excited to partner with the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment team to bring The Wizard of Oz, a story beloved by generations of people around the world, to the Match-3 category for the first time," said Joe Kaminkow, Chief Game Designer and Senior Vice President of Slots, Zynga. "The Wizard of Oz is one of the most popular brands in Zynga's Slots games - Hit it Rich! Slots and Wizard of Oz Slots - and we look forward to giving fans a new way to play with their favorite movie characters in Wizard of Oz: Magic Match."