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Today, in celebration of National Scrabble Day, the iconic SCRABBLE word game comes to life in an all-new way–on the web. Created by Scopely, in partnership with Hasbro, Inc. in North America and Mattel, Inc. internationally, the newest version of the beloved experience is now available at PLAYSCRABBLE.COM. The game features classic SCRABBLE gameplay alongside new ways to play with friends and fans across the globe.
Designed for all players who relish in the strategy, craft, and fun of wordplay, PLAYSCRABBLE.COM has something for everyone. SCRABBLE purists will love the authentic synchronous match experience while those looking for something new will enjoy competing in matchmade rounds and testing their skills against opponents of varying difficulty. The clean design of the site offers clear, focused gameplay with more accessibility via browser support.
PLAYSCRABBLE.COM features include:
PVP and PVE modes: Players can choose synchronous player-versus-player matches to challenge others in 180+ countries and/or player-versus-environment mode
Word Tools: Access to the official “Scrabble Dictionary” along with an anagram solver called “Word Finder,” which offers instant, multi-language support to find 4M+ words and definitions
A Scrabble Blog: Players can hear and learn from SCRABBLE experts and utilize the resource portal for constant refinement of their knowledge base
A Scrabble Forum: A safe and moderated community hub to connect and compete with the passionate, competitive SCRABBLE community
Additional features, such as high-level matches in the “Tournaments” mode, will be added to further the fun and engagement in the future.
PLAYSCRABBLE.COM is the latest addition to the SCRABBLE lineup–from the original board game to the free-to-play “Scrabble GO mobile game.” “Scrabble GO,” also from Scopely, made its debut in March 2020 as the biggest mobile word game launch ever, launching as the #1 most-downloaded word game. Millions of players continue to enjoy “Scrabble GO” with 52% of players playing seven days a week.
“As a 74-year-old franchise, the SCRABBLE original crossword game carries a lot of nostalgia for fans. Many people have great memories playing the SCRABBLE game with family and friends, and our goal with PLAYSCRABBLE.COM is to continue expanding that beloved experience across platforms–engaging the existing SCRABBLE community and inspiring new fans,” said Beth Nations, Vice President of Growth for Casual Games at Scopely. “The PLAYSCRABBLE.COM experience stays true to the authentic game while re-imagining it for the digital world. We can not think of a better way to celebrate National Scrabble Day with the further expansion of this great brand.”
PLAYSCRABBLE.COM is free-to-play via browser access. To keep up with the latest updates follow @ScrabbleGO on Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook and @Scrabble on Twitch.
Scopely is a global interactive entertainment and mobile-first games company, home to many top-grossing, award-winning franchises including “Star Trek Fleet Command,” “MARVEL Strike Force,” “Scrabble GO,” “WWE Champions” and “Yahtzee With Buddies,” among others. Scopely creates, publishes, and live-operates immersive games that empower a directed-by-consumer experience. Founded in 2011, Scopely is fueled by a world-class team and a proprietary technology platform Playgami that supports one of the most diversified portfolios in the mobile games industry. Recognized multiple times as one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies,” Scopely is a multi-billion-dollar business due to its ability to create long-lasting game experiences that players enjoy for years. Scopely has global operations across 17 markets (Asia-Pacific – Bangalore, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo; EMEA – Barcelona, Dublin, Helsinki, Kyiv, London, Seville, Tel Aviv; North America – Boston, Boulder, Culver City, Mountain View, San Francisco), with additional game studio partners across four continents.