A popular worldwide Facebook game seems to have suddenly disappeared from the site. What has happened to Word Blitz?
One of everyone’s favourite Facebook features has always been its games. Who remembers FarmVille? Candy Crush? Bejeweled? There’s loads of fun multiplayer games to play on the social media site, and one of the most popular is Word Blitz.
Reports have been flooding social media that the addictive word game has disappeared. But what’s happened to it? Let’s find out.
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What is Word Blitz?
Word Blitz is a popular worldwide multiplayer game that people can play on Facebook and Messenger.
You are given a block of letters and must find as many words as possible within the grid. The more words you find, the more points you get. Once you’ve completed a grid you will move onto the next level, and each time it gets progressively harder.
It can be played on phones, tablets and desktops, and like most Facebook games you can play with your friend and send them coins to help them out.
Facebook users report problems with Word Blitz
On Tuesday (January 5th), reports started spreading that problems were occurring with Word Blitz. The game is played by millions of people across the world, and so many people were reporting errors that it was flooding social media.
First, people were saying that the game wasn’t working properly. The game seemed to be down and had errors as if there was a bug. However, the problems then worsened.
Many people then started noticing that the game had disappeared from Facebook completely.
One Twitter user said: “Are you allowed to ask questions about Facebook here? What happened to the game Word Blitz? Today, poof, it’s gone.”
“Does anyone play ‘Wordblitz’ on FB? Looks like they have zapped it,” said another.
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What has happened to Word Blitz on Facebook?
For many users around the world, Word Blitz remains unavaialble. But what’s happened to it?
Well, Facebook never announced any plans to get rid of the game. However, people have suggested that it has disappeared because it was a Flash based game, and Adobe has now discontinued Flash Player.
If this is the case, it’s unlikely that Word Blitz will ever return to Facebook.
Download Word Blitz on the App Store
If you were a huge fan of Word Blitz, there is a solution. The game is also available to download on the iOS and Android App Store.
All of the points you racked up on Facebook will be lost, and you’ll have to start the game again. But, you can link the app to Facebook and continue to send your friends coins.