Facebook Messenger Games celebrate one year; rolls out live streaming feature


One can easily live stream the game that you are playing on Facebook page or profile.

Instant Games was originally launched to encourage Facebook Messenger users, which now sits at 1.3 billion monthly users, to spend more time on the messaging platform.

Last but not least, Facebook is bringing a bunch of new games to the Messenger.

The livestreaming started rolling out this week, while the video chat feature will be introduced early next year. Much like the Facebook Live video feature - alongside the video - you can also add a short description to it. Now, we have over 70 games from more than 100 developers available worldwide. Now company has announced to release a new feature that lets you video chat and live stream with your friends when you are playing games with them.

Livestreaming, video chats and a handful of new games have all now been added to Instant Games. The video can be accessed by your friends; and of course, you can remove the video post at any time.

This is a great tool for broadcasters or just friends to use to enhance their connections and conversations with friends. More bold-faced titles are set to arrive on Instant Games next year, the company said, including Angry Birds and Sega's Sonic Jump. Both games are built by CoolGames, an Instant Games platform developer.

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Next up, for more than 245 million utilizing Facebook Messenger's video visit highlight month to month, the informing application will start testing a component that will empower clients to play diversions while the video is talking with each other.

Facebook Inc. today is expanding Instant Games with new features, including additional games, live streaming and a video chat feature that will be available early next year. Hence, they are bringing Instant Games to video chat to kill time with friends. The video chat feature will "allow friends to watch each other's reactions as they run up the score".

The games work across the Messenger app, Facebook website and the Messenger website. It will have classic gameplay with an exciting feature to challenge friends.

Angry Birds will be joining the recently launched Tetris which includes all the old modes fans love, like the marathon mode and the ability to play alongside friends. Also coming down the line for Messengers Gaming service is Sonic Jump from Sega, Disney Tsum Tsum (I have no idea what this is, but apparently it's a thing) and Puzzle & Dragons.

"We're so glad that people are embracing the incredible experiences game developers are building for Instant Games", Facebook said in its announcement.