What's New

• Added support for the latest iOS devices including iPad Pro
• Now fully supported on current and future iOS releases.
• Misc reliability improvements.
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App Description

"Quite honestly, if you enjoy the game of Mahjong even a little bit, you’d be nuts not to buy this game. It’s the best mahjong available for the iPad or the iPhone" — 148Apps

"Shanghai Mahjong app is the best Mahjong app available on iTunes" — slapapp.com

"This is arguably the best digital version of the game I’ve ever played" — macgamer.com

"absolutely gorgeous!" — gear diary

"If you've been stuck trying to decide which mahjong solitaire game in the App Store will get you the most bang for your buck, it’s time to stop wracking your brain and give Shanghai a try. It’s a gorgeous and über customizable version of the game you know and love" — appadvice.com

"With solid controls, a variety of game modes, and nearly endless customization via direct downloads, Shanghai Mahjong came away the winner in our Games category. — iLounge.com

"13th Top iOS App of all time" - 148Apps

"You’d be seriously hard-pressed to find a nicer looking mahjong app than Shanghai" — appsafari

Shanghai Mahjong, one of the most popular games of all time, returns in this definitive edition. Whether you have two minutes or two hours you'll quickly lose yourself in this classic tile-matching obsession. Shanghai has been carefully designed to look amazing on whichever device you decide to run it on: iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.


• Photorealistic game tiles
• 50+ tilesets keep the game fresh
• 200 different layouts keep your mind active
• 33 Challenging Game Center achievements
• Unique Windstorm mode adds new game twists
• Personalize with custom backgrounds
• Global Leader boards
• Detailed Game statistics
• Supports your background music
• Post scores to Facebook
• Fully supports iOS4 and the Retina display.

Those that think that classic Mahjong is so 1924 can rest easy. Now you can choose from an ever expanding library of tilesets to keep the game fresh. From Fractals to Trippy Polish Cinema we automatically make new sets available as they're cranked off the production line.

You can further personalize the look of the game with an unlimited selection of backgrounds. Choose images from your photo album or from a selection of custom designed artwork

From fast two minute games to extended head scratchers, quickly choose from over 200 layouts or select one at random each time you start a game.

Wondering if you're king of the tile heap? Now you can see how you stack up against friends and other players world wide. From Morphious Moves to Slaying Dragons Shanghai's 33 built-in Game Achievements are guaranteed to test your zen-mettle in new and challenging ways.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • April 11, 2011 New version 1.8
  • October 19, 2010 New version 1.7
  • July 03, 2010 New version 1.6.2
  • June 28, 2010 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • June 24, 2010 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • June 10, 2010 New version 1.6.1
  • June 07, 2010 New version 1.6
  • May 12, 2010 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • April 12, 2010 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • April 03, 2010 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • April 01, 2010 New version 1.5
  • February 19, 2010 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $3.99
  • February 11, 2010 New version 1.2
  • June 23, 2009 Price increase: $3.99 -> $4.99
  • June 16, 2009 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $3.99
  • January 14, 2018 New version 2.0.0
  • January 14, 2018 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99

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