Facebook messenger to roll out 'Instant Games' to all its users

Facebook messenger to roll out 'Instant Games' to all its users
The Siliconreview
04 May, 2017

The social networking giant Facebook recently announced rolling out its Instant Games on Messenger to all of its 1.2 billion users.  Well that’s not all, the company also publicized it is bringing in the new features that the social media networking giant previewed to developers at its F8 conference last month. The all new updated immediate Games on Messenger will be rolling out over the next few weeks universally for both Android and iOS mobile platforms.

As per the company, the 'Rich gameplay features' that is been added to the Instant Games on Messenger comprise turn-based gameplay, inclusion of leaderboards and tournaments, and offer more customizable messages during play, as per the company. "Game bots help re-engage players by calling out new game options and encouraging competition with updates on the leaderboards," the company said in its news post.

Amongst the rest, the first games to receive the support for rich gameplay features are Zynga's Words with Friends. Already available as a "feature-rich, turn-based game right in Messenger, the company says turn-based gameplay has been the most requested feature by the users and finally it has introduced it to Instant Games on Messenger. On the other hand, Blackstorm's EverWing is among the first games to introduce Game bots on the platform.

"Depending on what device you use and where you are located, there are now up to 50 games titles available on Messenger, with more being introduced almost every week. We're also excited to be bringing the world's number 1 pool game - Miniclip's 8 Ball Pool - to Instant Games very soon," Facebook said.