The New York Times Crossword app embraces Wordle

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You can carry your Wordle streaks and stats to The New York Times Crossword app or the news app by signing in with the same account. This will allow you to pick up where you left off on any device.  phenomenon. The addictive game, which you can only play once a day, became a daily obsession for many. NYT purchased the word guessing game from its creator Josh Wardle in January this year. The company has since been focusing on improving the user experience.

The popular word-puzzle game Wordle is coming to the Android and iOS versions of The New York Times Crossword app. It expands on NYT’s wide selection of guessing and puzzle games, which already includes The Mini, The Crossword, and Spelling Bee on the app. On the web, it may still be played on desktop computers and mobile devices. Additionally, Wordle may be used within the NYT news app. This change occurred just over a month after NYT fixed one of the most important Wordle problems. The business introduced support for streak and stat syncing across devices. To access the NYT for free or for a fee, you must either sign in with your existing account or create a new one.

Highlights

  • These improvements to the user experience are pulling more people toward Wordle. According to NYT, ten percent of active players globally have played 145 or more games of Wordle by the end of July 2022. Of course, the company is benefitting from this popularity. It recently reported that Wordle brought tens of millions of new subscribers to NYT.

  • Shortly after the purchase, NYT moved Wordle from the original website to its own. It then added cross-device syncing of streaks and stats. The company is also preparing to launch Wordle as a physical board game in October. Called Wordle: The Party Game, NYT is working with Hasbro for it. The upcoming physical game is currently available for pre-order. Meanwhile, to make the online version more accessible, NYT is adding it to The New York Times Crossword app.

Along with Wordle, The New York Times Crossword app also offers several other addictive games. The aforementioned three — The Crossword, The Mini, and Spelling Bee — are available to play within the app. But it also hosts some web games such as Vertex, Tiles, and Sudoku. You can click the button below to download the app from the Google Play Store.

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