News and Updates

IMPORTANT UPDATE – June 11
Version 4.9 is here!

To better enjoy CJ, ensure your phone/tablet app is up-to-date.
To play Canasta Junction on your computer’s web browser 
click here.

To check your current version:
(1) Go to Canasta Junction’s HOME screen
(2) Click on the ⓘ symbol (bottom right)
(3) Your version number (“Version X.X”) is listed at bottom

New features in Version 4.9

  • Fast Play Mode: Enjoy quicker rounds with the new Fast Play option in Live Play. (Tutorial video here )
  • Fresh New Look: Our Chat, Info, and Settings screens have been redesigned for a better experience.
  • Special Hands List: Now you can easily check the special hands list during your game.
  • Wild Card: See wild cards in mixed canastas after each hand.
  • Smoother Gameplay: We’ve optimized the game and squashed some bugs for a better performance.

​IMPORTANT: To enjoy all new features and improvements in Live Play, ALL players must be running the same CJ version!

New features in Version 4.8 (March 19, 2024)

  • Enlarged Text chat icon
  • Guests can see who left a game in Live Play
  • Ability to meld 7 wild cards at the same time (even when opening!)
  • Game optimization and bug fixes

New features in Version 4.7.2 (Jan 17, 2024)

  • Robot speed improvements for a more fluent gaming experience
  • Game optimization and bug fixes

New features in Version 4.7.1 (Jan 9, 2024)

  • Audio chat: players can now continue their conversation after a hand or game ends!
  • Corrected a bug that slowed down the robots in some play situations

New features in Version 4.7 (Jan 4, 2024)

  • Audio chat: players can now talk to each other!
  • Host permissions: sit a robot when a player disconnects or if there is a missing player
  • Host can now require players to ask permission to join a game
  • Game optimization and bug fixes

New features in Version 4.6 (Oct 24, 2023)

  • New Duplicate Tournaments: a refreshed board where you will find classic tournaments and new challenges!
  • Scores details after every hand: you can now see teams scores count by category
  • “See hand” option: players can now hide the results and see the whole table after the hand is ended
  • Game optimization and bug fixes