Apple pulls Wordle clones from App Store

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Wordle copycats get the boot.

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daily online word games Wordle Explosion in Popularity Hundreds of thousands of people have been playing in the past month. It should come as no surprise that clones of the game started appearing on Apple’s App Store, but it appears these copycats are being taken down.


Apple got rid of several Wordle clones from its App Store, tech giant confirms on Wednesday. Copycats of the popular word game received backlash from fans after some developers charged for their mobile version of the game – the original is available for free online,

While Apple has removed several clones of the game, a search of Wordle on the App Store on Wednesday still brings back results for games with the same or similar names. Apple did not immediately respond to Nerdshala’s request for comment.

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There are also several Wordle clones in Google’s Play Store. The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment on whether they would be removed.

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