The classic card game Hearts is now available on your iPhone or iPod Touch. With rich graphics and smooth animations, Hearts Free is the premier Hearts app on the app store - and best of all, it's free.
Try to stick your opponents with as many hearts as possible, while simultaneously avoiding hearts yourself. Watch out for the Queen of Spades, she'll ruin your day.
Hearts Free features an outstanding artificial intelligence engine. Three different difficulty levels ensure that you can play against a computer opponent that matches your skill level.
Hearts Free offers many exciting features, including:
* Great graphics and awesome sound effects
* Play to 50, 100, or 150 points
* Option to count Jack of Diamonds as -10 points
* Configurable game speed (slow, medium, or fast)
* Automatic save when you get a phone call or exit the app
If you've been waiting for a killer Hearts game for your iPhone or iPod Touch, this is it. Download Hearts Free today!
• GDPR support
• Minor bug fixes
Ratings and Reviews
Therapeutic / by: Neonta
I was never really happy or unhappy with this game. However I only play card or any kind of games when I can't sleep. These are for times I need distractions from intellectual input of the day, that I just can not turn off. No, I'm not a Robot or a Computer. However I do sometimes feel that others think differently.
Hearts does seem less entertaining, but it serves my purpose. I like the game. I win very frequently and even if I didn't. Well it's just a game. However the computers should be more accommodating to the user. Hopefully your reviews will be read and applied.
Myself, I'll continue for the therapeutic value it provides.
Hard mode counts cards
I thought that 1 star reviewer reporting card counting was being salty but it HAS to be the case. I never leave reviews but I came back to see if anyone else noticed the cheating and I’m not the only one! I’ve played dozens of times and I can win maybe one out of 20 games? You can dismiss this review and just assume that I’m a bad player lol but I don’t think I am, I love playing hearts with friends and spades and am an avid strategic board gamer. The hands that are played by the AI have to be based on what’s in your hand - there’s no way for a player or AI to be “lucky” that often where they know exactly what to play and exactly when, unless it’s counting cards and all 3 AI know what’s in your hand (working together, which of course it will - its all the same AI). Im all for challenging, and this is essentially a game
of awareness of what cards are out there, but the AI shouldn’t know “who” has which cards and it essentially does - so it can set you whenever it wants. That doesn’t make the game is hard, just unfair. Perhaps it should just be unfair mode (other games have that mode lol). It should be making educated guesses based of unknown variables per player/AI, not as a collective team that knows your hand.
As a positive, the UI of the game is pretty good. I just wish I could get my $1.99 back.
Finally deleted this app from my phone
I had this app on my phone for years and played the game nearly every day. There always were things about it I didn’t like. As many others have reported, I played this version of the game long enough to recognize that it is rigged against you. You can have the lowest score, yet other players, when given the opportunity to dump the Q of spades on a higher scoring player will choose to hang onto it and dump it on you in a later hand, at the detriment of their own game. It happens time and again and completely illogical and counter to serious human game play. Even so, it is particularly inept at preventing the human player or others from shooting the moon. This can even things out sometimes for the human. Another unrealistic element is that I don’t worry about the cards I’m passing and what it tells the receiving player about my likely strategy for the round. All that said, I still enjoyed playing the game UNTIL the annoying ads became unbearable with the addition of audio. I played this game almost exclusively as a way to help me fall asleep. No more, after it woke my spouse twice. Now it is gone from my phone.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.