Words With Friends

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 12+

About Words With Friends

Words with Friends is one of the popular mobile games that has captivated millions around the world which is similar to Scrabble where users must make words with their randomly assigned letters to accumulate points. Words with Friends is available for free to download on iOS or Android devices.

Words With Friends Review

Words With Friends takes the head-to-head, word-building competition of 2009’s Words With Friends and adds a solo challenge mode, a team-based lightning round mode, strategy-improving boosts, and an updated social dictionary that adds 50,000 words. Most friends these days are available online, so you need games to play with friends remotely.  

How much does the Words with Friends app cost?

Word with Friends is free to play, however in-app purchase are available for additional content and premium currency. In-app purchases range from $0.99 to $99.99.

What's it about?

The most exciting feature is probably the solo challenge mode, which allows people to build up their Words With Friends skills against AI opponents. It’s designed to get progressively more difficult, so it requires you to play better and think smarter as you continue. One of the great benefits of Words with Friends app over the traditional board game, is the social aspect. You can connect and play against your Facebook friends or you can be paired with a random opponent who could be located anywhere in the world.

Another new mode coming with Words With Friends 2 is lightning round, which matches you up with four teammates to play against another team of five players. The matches are played with everyone on the same board, placing words in quick succession.

The new boosts that are in the game allow players to see possible tile placements before laying down a word, as well as get some insight into what the best possible word was that players could’ve put down (but only after the fact).

The updated social dictionary contains 50,000 new words suggested by players on top of the existing words that were in Words With Friends. Players could already use the social dictionary in Words With Friends, but now it comes with usage stats that let you see how your creativity in using the new words stacks up against other players’.

If you've still not played Words With Friends, now's never been a better time with this latest version of the popular mobile word game apps. One of the most popular word puzzles in the world, you'll find thousands of active players ready and waiting for 1-on-1 word tournaments, playing in English, Spanish, French, Italian and many more languages.

Words With Friends is back and better than ever, so gather all your literary besties for the ultimate night-in with Words With Friends 2.

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Additional Information

Teacher Ratings


Android, iPad, iPhone





Communication Skills


In-App Purchases - Yes

In-App Advertising - No


Zynga Inc.

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