Play 2048 game and get to the 2048 tile!New Game
How to play: Use arrow keys [↑→↓←] to move the tiles. When two same tiles touch, they merge into one! Try to reach 2048!Read more about gameplay.
Since its release in March 2014, the 2048 game has won the hearts of many. It might not be as amusing as other games released before it, such as Flappy Bird and Angry Birds, 2048 has a certain appeal that goes beyond its minimalist style and simple approach. It has taken the internet by storm and people all over the world have spent hours playing and trying to solve the puzzle.
Successfully solving puzzles gives a person a feeling of accomplishment, and the promise of eventual payoffs keeps people playing, even if they should probably stop to do other more important things. Even the game’s creator thinks that people are playing too much of 2048.
It may not require as much Math as Sudoku and it might only take a couple of minutes to get a handle on the game but once you’re hooked, you can easily spend hours on your screen playing without even noticing it.
Some experts say the math behind the game is easy, but the game itself is very challenging. That being said, plenty of people have beaten the game. If you want to see who was successful in their quest, you can just search “2048” on Twitter. Players love to brag when they finally figure things out and beat the game.
Everyone has their theories on how to win but suffice it to say that most players just enjoying seeing how far they can go, minus the equations. The game is purely entertaining, even to those who are not math wizards.