New York Times acquires Popular game Wordle!It will continue to be free for all to play

2022-05-30 0 By

Josh Wardle, creator of the popular online text game Wordle, announced today that the game has been acquired by The New York Times and will be integrated into the New York Times’ text games section. The game will continue to be available for free to everyone in the future, keeping players’ existing game records.Announcement purchase price for the New York times “less than seven figures”, and confirmed that after Wordle moved to the New York times website, new and existing players can still be free to play, and not to make any changes, game play will also maintain players winning and winning streak of existing data, as the New York times digital subscriptions growth strategy., general manager of the New York times Jonathan Knight (Jonathan Knight), said to be the new manager of this amazing game, after the next moved to the New York times, Wordle will join other popular daily puzzles, including the New York times crossword puzzle, mini crossword puzzles, scrabble, box, ceramic tile and vertex.Wordle is a free web-based game similar to 1A2B created in late 2021 by software engineer Josh Wardle and partner Palak Shah after they became addicted to text games like The New York Times Scrabble and crossword puzzles during the pandemic.Players are given six chances to guess a five-letter word, with only one question per day.In just three months, Wordle became the most talked about game on Twitter, with players sharing their exploits on the social platform. From November 1, 2021 to mid-January this year, the number of players increased from 90 to 300,000, and the game now has more than one million players.(Source: Wordle)