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FB Messenger launches new ‘Instant Games’ feature

/ 05:03 PM May 04, 2017
Image from Facebook blogpost.

Image from Facebook blogpost.

Mobile games are great for whiling away the time, and it looks like even Facebook’s trusty messenger app is joining in on the fray.

Users looking for a no-download and easy-to-play HTML5 games are in luck, as the social platform is releasing a new “Instant Games” feature.

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The exciting update, which boasts 50 gaming titles to choose from, is finally made available worldwide, after being rolled out exclusively in the US last November.

The rich line-up of games include classics like Pac-Man, 8 Ball Pool and Space Invaders, Tech Cruch reported.

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Aside from single-player variations, “Instant Games” will support turn-by-turn games including the immensely popular Zynga’s Words with Friends.

Such features will allow simultaneous chat, and is the perfect complement  to the back-and-forth nature of the app, the report said.

The feature can be accessed through the new game controller icon, located near the chat box.

“Instant Games” is currently available in 30 countries for iOS v, followed by Android v5 update in the coming days.  Khristian Ibarrola /ra

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