Scrabble Now Competing Directly With Scrabulous

Scrabble just launched on Facebook with an official application.

When last we heard, Real Networks, licensed to make electronic copies of the game, was looking into purchasing Scrabulous rather than shutting it down in the wake of a massive user revolt. So this launch either signals that that’s not going to happen, or that pressure is being put onto Scrabulous to accept a reasonable offer.

Mashable reports that Scrabble’s current application is not going to be exerting much pressure, however, as it has a few shortcomings.



2 Responses to “Scrabble Now Competing Directly With Scrabulous”

  1. Scrabble Comes to Facebook, Again « Purple Pawn - Game News Across the Board Says:

    […] Scrabble and the eletronic editions of Scrabble hadn’t gone anywhere special. Mattel brought its own version of Scrabble to Facebook, but it’s arrival was greeted without much enthusiam, as a) it was only available […]

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