4 Wordle features we really don't want to lose

Ah, Wordle. It's the phenomenally popular daily web-based puzzle game that seemed to make these unprecedented times slightly more okay. Today's news that it's been bought by the New York Times has the internet both nervous and excited about Wordle's future – and there are some pretty strong feelings flying around. 

Fans are worried about their favourite five-letter word puzzle growing more complicated, becoming infested with ads and, most pertinently, ending up behind a paywall – and while it's too early to tell what's in store, we can certainly understand users' concern. Here's what we don't want to change. (Inspired to create your own game that might eventually sell for seven figures? Check out the best web design tools.)

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.