The most active place to play "The Weakest Link" online is through an app for iPhones and Apple products. Produced by Ludia, the free app is called "The Weakest Link & Friends." Although the app is free to download on several different devices, in-game bonus features cost anywhere between 99 cents and $39.99 each. The app was last updated in December 2012.
"The Weakest Link & Friends" allows users to play against friends and family in a daily high score competition to become the strongest link. Different elements of the game include thousands of general trivia questions, social media features, challenge mode and a retina display. High scores are posted against the rest of the app's players.
"The Weakest Link" app received 4.5 stars over 4,276 reviews as of July 2014. The game requires iOS 4.3 or later for the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. The software is optimized for the iPhone 5.
The original game show aired on the BBC in Great Britain until the spring of 2012 when host Anne Robinson ended her contract. "The Weakest Link" lasted 12 years with a run of 1,693 shows and more than 235,000 trivia questions. A television station won a contract to revive the show for viewers in France.