Play Facebook Games
Not surprising that Facebook is still advancing and adding more services for users to enjoy, and here comes another one called Facebook messenger games.
Do you know you can now play games on Facebook aside from the other activities you do on Facebook? Is that not trilling? However, many may not really know about it. Now you know that Facebook has launched a full-blown gaming feature in its messenger app. Now there are a bunch of games you can play through Facebook messenger. You can play it either through your desktop or mobile device.
However, in order to have it compatible on a mobile device, you will need such devices that run iOS or higher or an android lollipop or higher. How do you get to that and how to launch any of the games and start playing it is what this article is bringing to you now.
Download Facebook messenger
This is like a subset of Facebook yet different from the standard Facebook. You can download from Apple play store or Google play store, all depends on the type of mobile device you are using.
List of games on Facebook messenger
- Endless Lake
- Hex FRVR
- Words with Friends Frenzy
- 2020 Connect
- Wordalot express
- Templar 2048
- Brick pop
- 8 ball pool
- Daily Sudoku
- Golden boot
- Bust –A- move Blitz
- Space Invaders
- Snake attack
- Bat climb
- Shuffle Cats Mini
- The Tribez: Puzzle Rush
- Track and Field 100m
These and many more have been launched on Facebook and others are still under from other game developers.
How to play Facebook messenger games on desktop
First, log in to your Facebook account in a browser on your desktop
Then launch your messenger app and open a new conversation
On the conversation page, you will find a controller icon on the page, click on it to view all the games. You can now select any of the games and start playing
How to play Facebook messenger games on a mobile device
First, make sure to download and install the latest version of the messenger app and then launch it
Open a new conversation. You will find the game controller icon on the chat text page. If you cannot find it, it may be hidden then tap on the ellipsis above the text field to view more icons and then you can find the game controller (a circle with a plus + sign), tap on that to view all the games in it.
You can then select any game of your choice and play.
Another way to find the games
Apart from finding the games from the conversation page where you may be prompted to start a challenge with a friend, there is another way if you want to play a game alone.
You can also find the games by searching the search bar or the news feeds, or you can start a conversation with yourself to find the games within a chat. You can challenge friends to play the game within the messenger app.
For the game developers
Facebook has also made it such that developers can create and upload their games on Facebook messenger. To do that you simply follow the following steps
To have your games up inside Facebook messenger, you will need to first, register an account on Facebook developers. Then create an app and configure it to games as its category
Then go to GDevelop and open your game in the export window. Then choose Facebook instant games as to where you want to export your game. Click export and wait
You now go back to your game page on the Facebook developers and choose a web hosting in the menu, then upload the file that was exported by GDevelop
You can test your game by going into Facebook messenger to open your game uploaded to it and try it out.