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Wordle Gets Purchased By New York Times

  • Times pays ‘low-seven figures’ for game by Brooklyn developer
  • Publisher seeks to expand games business to rely less on news
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The New York Times acquired Wordle, adding the popular daily word phenomenon to the newspaper company’s expanding portfolio of games and puzzles.

The price wasn’t disclosed, but the Times said it paid in “the low-seven figures.”