Image Credit: Facebook Newsroom
Image Credit: Facebook Newsroom
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Facebook always finds a way of keeping their users in the loop. Beginning Tuesday, the San-Francisco based social media platform added a new update to it’s messaging app; Facebook Messenger – an option of Playing Games with your contacts. The games available for play include; PAC-MAN, Galaga, SPACE INVADERS, EverWing, TRACK & FIELD 100M and Words with Friends: Frenzy…and many more titles still rolling out.

However, the app will recommend games based on whether your friends do play. Currently there is no way to play with people who are not your Messenger contacts.

How to Play
If you’ve the latest version of the Messenger app, open a conversation with a friend (or friends!), tap on the game controller icon just below where you type your message, and choose a game to start playing right away. After you finish a round, people in the conversation will see your score and will have the opportunity to challenge you back. Simple!!

Image Credit: Facebook Newsroom
Image Credit: Facebook Newsroom

You can also discover games within the Messenger search field, or on your Facebook News Feed where you can play solo or challenge friends back in Messenger.

Games on Messenger are the first to be rolled out on Facebook’s new Instant Games cross-platform gaming experience. This gaming experience will first roll out to 30 countries, and only available for newer versions of iOS and Android operating systems.

source: Facebook Newsroom and Associated Press