Facebook Launches a New Gaming App

Facebook Launches a New Gaming App

At a time when so many people are focussed on gaming due to social distancing, Facebook has made a play into the gaming space with the launch of a dedicated mobile app called Facebook Gaming. 

📣 Launch announcement 📣🧵

1/ We know you’ve waited patiently. Well folks the day has come: we’re launching FarmVille in VR! j/k, sorry, kind mobs of Twitter, don’t @ us! We’re actually launching the Facebook Gaming app on Google Play. 

Download NOW 👉 https://t.co/6wzoSRD3Gj pic.twitter.com/5YzVxmklHm— Facebook Gaming #playaparttogether (@FacebookGaming) April 20, 2020

This move has Facebook taking on Twitch and YouTube, with Facebook Gaming allowing users to create and watch live gameplay. 

Facebook says that the Facebook Gaming App “is a focused, game-only experience where you can watch your favourite streamers, play instant games and take part in gaming groups.  It’s all of Facebook Gaming in one neat, app-sized package.” 

More information is shared on Google Play about Facebook Gaming:

“Here, you can play games instantly, and join groups centered around everything you are interested The ways to have fun are countless. Find yours.

Be among the first to try the Facebook Gaming app, the place for all your gaming interests, where you can:

*Watch*
This is where streamers call home. Plus, discover new videos from the biggest esports and gaming’s top publishers. On Facebook Gaming, there’s a whole world of gaming waiting for you to tune in.

*Play*
Play instant games anytime, anywhere, without having to download. Because when you want to play, nothing should stop you.

*Connect*

We have gaming groups for everyone, and new ones are starting up every day”

Will be interesting to watch the growth in Facebook Gaming. 

You can download it by going to http://facebook.com/gamingapp

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