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Hasbro’s classic game UPWORDS is now available for iOS from indie developers Lonely Star Software.

**Featured in the App Store for World Battle Games!

UPWORDS adds another dimension to crossword board games. Build words by playing letters across, down and stacked atop existing letters. This unique 3-dimensional game play allows you to change existing words into new words. Score points for each letter tile in your word and every letter tile under your word. The higher you the stack, the higher you score. Build words, stack letters, score high and have fun!

If you love word games, give UPWORDS a try.

-Online multiplayer with friends or random opponents
-Play against the Computer Opponent with 4 skill levels
-Pass and Play for 1-4 players
-In-game chat
-Push notifications
-Multiple Themes

Upgrade to the full version UPWORDS to play without ads.

What's New in Version 1.6.1

-Fixing issue where some users experienced loss of sound from last update
-Fixing issue where new users were presented with the wrong default theme
-Now correctly sorting previous players list in the create game section
-Other smaller bug fixes


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Customer Reviews

Free vs paid

I first started with the free option. It was enjoyable to play an old favorite board game again. However, I got tired of the ads and decided it was worth it to purchase the full ad free version. I'm glad I did. We like to play the game when we travel on the airplane (airplane mode) on the "Local Matches", as well as having running "Online" games with my sister who lives in another state. It's great 'cause it has a chat feature that keeps us connected in a more personal way.

A great game

I really enjoy playing this game, it makes you think. The only caveat is, playing the free version against those who've updated and gotten the advantage of the word checker. I think the playing field should somehow be leveled. Maybe only those with similar game features should be paired up to play. Just something to consider...

Upwords free

I have been playing Upwords for years on a game board, laptop, and now my IPhone. I have the 6s plus which helps because of its size. I have had no problems at all with Upwords free. I did finally pay the $3.99 or something for it to be ad free because the ads became annoying.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.6.1
  • Size: 16.8 MB
  • Languages: English, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Premium Upgrade$3.99
  2. Word Glow$1.99
  3. Theme Pack$1.99
  4. 35 Tokens$2.99
  5. 10 Tokens$0.99
  6. 80 Tokens$5.99