Zynga Announces ‘National Words With Friends Day’ with Inaugural In-Game Festival Celebrating Iconic Game Franchise’s 12th Birthday
Beloved Mobile Game Commemorates 12 Years of Connection, Camaraderie and Competition with 14-Day Celebration for Fans
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Zynga Announces ‘National Words With Friends Day’ with Inaugural In-Game Festival Celebrating Iconic Game Franchise’s 12th Birthday (Graphic: Business Wire)
“Mark your calendars: Words With Friends is more than just a game; it’s part of our culture and our vernacular,” said
To introduce an all-new feature, from
Week two of the birthday bash brings a trendy take on the game’s single player mode, as real-life social media influencers will star as the opponents in the ‘Influence This!’ Solo Challenge. Running from
The second week of the celebration brings more in-game goodies as players can dig into the 12th Birthday Weekly Challenge to earn a ‘Birthday badge’ to mark the occasion. In a new Quick Play event, players will enjoy a specially themed Duels game board shaped like a birthday cake. Players can also secure their own limited edition Words With Friends 12th Birthday Tile Style, offered the final week of the festivities.
Through the entire festival, players will have the opportunity to turn their Words With Friends birthday wishes into cash through a special sweepstakes event. From
Launched in 2009, Words With Friends has grown from popular mobile game to global pop culture sensation. Since then, the franchise has expanded to new platforms like Facebook Messenger, launched a hit sequel with Words With Friends 2 and brought innovative new ways to play to people around the world. The franchise’s success through this more than decade-long journey has been powered by player connections made through quick and clever wordplay that has become a touchstone in fans’ lives.
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Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment with a mission to connect the world through games. To date, more than one billion people have played Zynga’s franchises including
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