According to many, since the hugely popular online word game was bought by the New York Times it has become more difficult, and that’s not the only problem.
Since the New York Times bought the online word game Wordle, hugely popular in recent weeks in Anglo-Saxon countries and in some small niches also in Italy, many of the people who play it daily have begun to notice that some things seem to have changed slightly. and for the worse. In the game you have to guess an English word of five letters in a maximum of six attempts, starting from an existing word that you choose randomly and type on your keyboard: according to many users, however, the words to guess have become more difficult and play them it no longer gives the same sense of satisfaction. However, this is not the only problem.
Wordle was created by the Welsh programmer Josh Wardle, who lives in New York and last October he was convinced to share it online for free; especially since the beginning of the year it has become part of the daily life of millions of people, has become viral on social networks thanks to word of mouth and has also given rise to dozens of versions in various languages (here for example there is the one in Italian, and then there is Quordle, a version also in English in which you have to guess four different words simultaneously in nine attempts). Things began to change when, in late January, the company that owns the New York Times announced that it had bought the game for an undisclosed sum but described by newspapers as “seven figures” (over a million dollars)