While the first beta of iOS 17.5 is limited in new features, there is a fun addition for Apple News+ subscribers: a daily word game called Quartiles.

Quartiles tasks you with combining tiles to form words and earn points. Each puzzle starts with a grid of 20 tiles and words can be formed with one to four tiles. A quartile is a word made up of four tiles, and if you find all five in each puzzle, you earn a 40 point bonus. The Gadget Hacks website shared a walkthrough of the game with more details.

Quartiles is the third puzzle game included with an Apple News+ subscription, alongside Crossword and Crossword Mini. Starting with the iOS 17.5 beta, all three games integrate with Game Center to display leaderboards.

On an iPhone updated to iOS 17.5 beta, quartiles can be found in the Apple News app under the Next → Puzzles tab. The game is also available on iPad and Mac starting with iPadOS 17.5 and macOS 14.5 beta versions.

Apple News+ is available in the US, Australia, Canada and the UK, but Puzzle Games appears to be limited to the US and Canada for now.

iOS 17.5 will likely be released in May.

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