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Words With Friends W-E-R-Ks Player and Pop Culture-Inspired Lingo into All-New Social Dictionary

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In honor of Words With Friends 8th anniversary, we’re excited to announce the launch of the Words With Friends Social Dictionary – introducing 50,000 new words into the world’s most popular mobile word game. Inspired by players and the best of pop culture, the Words With Friends Social Dictionary gives fans of the iconic word game more ways to play than ever before.

In response to the thousands of new word requests submitted by players in-game every day, the brand-new Social Dictionary incorporates the top player and pop culture inspired words into Words With Friends in the largest dictionary update in the game’s history. Starting today, players will see several of their highly-requested words including Delish, Queso and Wordie in the new Social Dictionary, as well as high scoring additions like Abbozzo, Bajada and Oxazolone.

Alongside the top fan picks, the Social Dictionary includes new pop culture playable words such as:

  • Bae
  • Bestie
  • BFF
  • Fitspo
  • FOMO
  • Hangry
  • Kween
  • Smize
  • TFW
  • Turnt
  • Werk
  • Yas

Celebrating its 8th anniversary this year, Words With Friends has been installed more than 200 million times and is one of the App Store’s Top 10 free games of all time. Additional anniversary game stats that equates to eight years of wordplay include:

  • In 2017, an estimated 57 million active Words With Friends games are being played around the world at any given time
  • 555 billion letters have been played since Words With Friends launched in 2009
  • The most played word, used more than 306 million times from 2016 – 2017 alone, goes to the two letter champion, Q-I
  • Top requested words around the world include He (Spanish), Yen (German), Won (French), and Ja (Portuguese)
  • In the longest distance single match, players were separated by 20,000 kilometers – nearly 4 times the distance from California to New York

Check out the all-new Social Dictionary today in Words With Friends on the App Store and Google Play.

May the best friend win!

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CSR Racing 2 Speeds into Fall with Ferrari 70th Anniversary Lineup

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Attention all racers! Starting today, you can get behind the virtual wheel of a special 70th anniversary Ferrari 488 GTB, one of the six tailor-made Ferraris coming to CSR2 in honor of the iconic Italian car manufacturer’s milestone celebration.

As a phased in-game event kicking off today through February 2018, CSR2 will be rolling out special anniversary Ferrari models including the Ferrari California T, inspired by the striking silver 250 Testa Rossa Spider Scaglietti from 1957, and the 488 GTB, modeled after the F2003-GA Formula 1 car driven by legend Michael Schumacher. The cars featuring 70th anniversary configurations and options will be available in the game’s dealership, in addition to the 10 Ferraris currently in CSR2. Throughout the 70th anniversary celebration, CSR2 players will have the chance to participate in a set of unique challenges with exclusive Ferraris to earn coins, keys and tokens to further advance in the game.

In addition to the in-game rewards, through September 29, CSR2 players who purchase either the Ferrari 488 GTB or the Ferrari California T will be automatically entered into the Ferrari Experience sweepstakes. Three lucky winners, along with their guests, will be treated to a round trip excursion to Italy including a visit to Ferrari in Maranello, a racing experience in the F1 simulator in Milan and attendance at the Finali Mondiali to see some of the world’s fastest Ferraris on the Mugello track.

Celebrating its one-year anniversary in June 2017, CSR2 is the most popular Racing game on mobile – connecting Ferrari fans around the world in the ultimate drag racing experience. In August 2017 alone, CSR2 players drove Ferraris more than 75,000 miles in 56 million races. With over 12 million Ferraris owned by players in-game, Ferrari tops the performance rankings with 5 of the Top 25 fastest cars in CSR2, more than any other auto manufacturer.

Race over to the App Store for iPhone and iPad and Google Play to download CSR2 and hit the streets in honor of Ferrari’s 70th anniversary!

 

Zynga and Time Inc.’s People® Partner for the Debut of Crosswords With Friends

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We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Time Inc.’s People, the leading authority on celebrity, pop culture and entertainment news, for the launch of Crosswords With Friends, the latest addition to our With Friends games collections. The free-to-play Crosswords With Friends game is available today on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iMessage and on Google Play for Android devices.

From the team who brought Words With Friends to hundreds of millions of players around the globe, Crosswords With Friends tests players’ brain power with fresh, topical puzzles delivered daily. Whether it’s Movie Monday, Top 40 Thursday or Sports Fan Friday, there are more ways than ever before to demonstrate your pop culture prowess. Through a cross-platform partnership with People, every Sunday, players can test their celebrity knowledge with an exclusive People crossword featuring themes inspired by the brand’s iconic franchises, including Sexiest Man Alive, World’s Most Beautiful and Red Carpet as well as its vertical content (PeopleStyle, PeopleRoyals, PeoplePets), and more.

In the Crosswords With Friends iMessage app, players can experience all the fun of crosswords right where they are already chatting with their friends and family. Crosswords With Friends also seamlessly connects to Words With Friends, allowing fans to simultaneously test their vocabulary and entertainment trivia skills in two unique wordie experiences.

Check out Crosswords With Friends today and show your friends whose pop culture knowledge reigns supreme!

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