Facebook Adds Livestreaming To 'Instant Games' Feature Within Messenger

Above Player-vs-player live stream is coming to Facebook Instant

Now Messenger has 70 game titles available globally, adding classics like Tetris and 8 Ball Pool to its repertoire.

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. Going live in an Instant Game initiates a stream on your Facebook profile or page, which posts as a traditional video after the broadcast has concluded.

Facebook also revealed a new suite of games set to come to Messenger. A new version of the physics game with unique features and modes created specifically for the chat app will launch in early 2018, followed by a few more titles like arcade-style adventure Sonic Jump by SEGA.

Meanwhile, the social media giant also announced additions to "Instant Games" with a handful of big-name mobile titles that will be "re-imagined" for the platform.

You can activate live streaming by clicking on the new camera icon on the top of Messenger game.

Published by LINE the game will launch in 2018, bringing the most beloved Disney characters to Messenger where players can collect, connect and pop Tsum Tsum based on the popular Disney Tsum Tsum plushies.

GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc., makers of the hit game Puzzle & Dragons, will launch a new casual puzzle game for both existing Puzzle & Dragons fans and new players to enjoy. However Facebook has copied this feature from its rival for a different objective that is specifically for gamers. Then they can selects their audience and add a short description about the broadcast.

Early next year, you can play games with friends from within a video chat in real time, allowing you see each other's reactions and have a deeper level of connection even if you're not physically in one location. The games will be multi-player like Words With Friends from Zynga which will be the first game to launch.

The company is bringing its Facebook Live capabilities into Instant Games, allowing users to live stream their games with their friends and family.

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

"Over 245 million people video chat every month on Messenger".



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