The Free Version of Words With Friends HD Is Now Up on the App Store

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[] McKinney, Texas - Newtoy today is pleased to announce that the free version of Words With Friends HD, the iPad version of their wildly popular turn-based crosswords game for the iPhone and iPod touch, is available now for download on the App Store. The game features a polished, single-screen game interface similar to the premium version. It is offered for free through support from in-game advertising.

"Releasing both free and premium version of our games is a great way to offer something for everyone," said Newtoy's Creative Director Paul Bettner. "New players can try the free version before committing to buying the premium version. They may even decide they don't mind ads and stick with it - but the choice is up to them."

Featuring more than two million daily active players, Words With Friends is the most popular word game on the iOS platform. To date, players have sent more than three billion moves through Newtoy's servers. In the game, players engage in "crossword combat" with friends or random opponents, making moves at their own pace in up to 20 simultaneous games. In-game chat gives way to friendly banter and push notifications let players know when it is their turn.

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 7.2 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Words With Friends HD 3.13 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

Newtoy, a development studio based in McKinney, Texas, is rocking a new kind of game development: a creative collaboration of world class game makers from around the globe - artists and illustrators, designers, musicians, coders - joining forces to craft the highest quality entertainment experiences on the most cutting edge game platforms. Founded in 2008, Newtoy is the realization of two brothers, Paul and David Bettner, creators of the internationally best-selling Age of Empires series. Newtoy's games include the award-winning Chess With Friends and the smash hit Words With Friends. Newtoy's latest game, We Rule, is out now on the App Store, published by ngmoco:) Copyright (C) 2008-2010 Newtoy. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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