By Electronic Arts
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CONNECT WITH FRIENDS. PLAY WITH WORDS. Get a game of SCRABBLE going with just about anyone – or play solo against the computer! Plus, now you can play SCRABBLE in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, or Brazilian Portuguese.
WHO WILL YOU PLAY?
• Challenge friends via Facebook and more
• Find an instant opponent with a single touch
• Play solo against the computer to improve your skills
• Get numerous games going at once – more than any word game on the App Store
SHOW OFF YOUR SKILLS
Connect to Facebook and share your best scores. You can even talk a good game with enhanced chat and notification features.
IMPROVE YOUR SCORES WITH THE TEACHER
Become a SCRABBLE master with the exclusive “Teacher” feature - see what your best word could have been after every turn.
LOSS FOR WORDS?
Use the in-game word list, built-in official SCRABBLE dictionary, or the exclusive Best Word feature to see your highest scoring choices.
Want to recreate the feeling of a real-time in-person game? Try the new Speed Play mode where you and your opponent agree to 2 or 5 minute turns. If words aren't played in time, nudge and forfeit options are unlocked.
View every detail on the board with HD-quality graphics made to maximize the Retina display.
Ready for the first and last word in word games? Don’t accept imitations. Just say, “LET’S PLAY SCRABBLE!
What's New in Version 5.1.0
Hey Scrabble fans! We've made more updates to continue improving your Scrabble experience including:
- Faster load times for your games and friends list
- Restored tile magnification when moving letters from your rack to the board for easier placement
- Behind-the-scenes changes for game play improvement
Thanks for playing!
An awful, awful update
This latest update ruins every single good bit of gameplay and UX that this previously-ace app had. What was a relatively elegant digital version of a simple word game is now ruined by gimcrackery, pointless animation, and severely retrograde ‘updates’. The tiles are smaller, more difficult to move and frequently get stuck; tap and swipe functions on the screen to zoom in/out, or move to the next game have disappeared; typing in the chat function is tediously slow coupled with a new inability to amend what you’ve written without deleting the whole thing; there are no longer notifications of new messages in the Chat so you have no idea if anyone has left a message; buttons have moved from being in intuitive positions to hard-to-find positions; the whole app uses significantly more battery life than previously; and even the Union Jack flag in the dictionary is rendered in garish hues and is incorrectly designed. Pretty much everything I enjoyed about this app has now disappeared. I love Scrabble, but it is a simple word game, not Candy Effing Crush. I sincerely hope that a new upgrade is released soon, which has actually been developed with proper user research and pays attention to basic UI. Just terribly, terribly sad.
Great game, poor update.
I like the new updated look to the game as it looks more modern. However, that is the only positive thing I have to say about the latest update.
The game takes longer to load. Not excessive, but whenIm trying to sneak in a cheeky go at work every second counts!
The letters don't move smoothly when dragging them onto the board. Sometimes I drag and no letter follows, other times it won't go into the square I want it to so I just have to drop it and then move it across. Other times it's a bit laggy. The letters could also be a bit bigger, and this may help with the problem of getting them to land on the square you want.
The chat function is always muted. Even if I unmute it, next time I log in it's muted again.
I miss the teachers facial expressions. I don't always use teacher, but in the old version if I could tell by her face I'd missed a big word I'd check it. Now I have no way of knowing if I could have scored a few or a lot more points as there's no facial expressions.
I get push notifications so I know when it's my turn. I can have 3 notifications but when I go into the app to play there is only one game where it's my turn and the others don't show until I've played my turn in the game that's showing.
It would be useful if the dictionary told you the meaning of a word as well as if it's a valid word,especially for some of the more bizarre words.
Aside from all my complaints, I still love Scrabble and it is the most used app on my phone.
Room for improvement, but still my favourite game
I use this all the time and, after 2 years, have seen lots of updates - some good, and some that could be better. However, the game & user interface remain excellent. There are some things that seem to be subject to ongoing development, where new features are tried out in an almost trial & error fashion. However, far from being annoyed by the changes we don't like; perhaps we should applaud the developer for being interested enough to want to keep the game fresh & updated. The positive changes made, that have remained, have all added to the overall experience. This is still the best Scrabble-like game available despite the negative reviewers who, it should be noted, keep playing regardless.
- Category: Games
- Updated: 26 January 2016
- Version: 5.1.0
- Size: 80.5 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
- Developer: EA Swiss Sarl
- 2013 Electronic Arts Inc. © 2013 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.