Google announces "Play Game"

At the Google I/O 2013, Google has officially launched their new service, known as “Google Play Game” that shall now provide with a lot of new features that a developer can integrate into their Game.

The following are the features packed inside the Google Play Game:

  1. Achievements: This will definitely increase the engagement and plus will be good for the ones who love the boast about their gaming skills. A good step, indeed.
  2. Cloud Saves: The most useful feature for a developer. It’ll help the game developers to store their users’ progress in the game. Good news! Now you’ll never have to start for the Level 1 everytime.
  3. Leaderboards: This is definitely a good step by Google to get users’ attention towards the new Google+. You can share your scores on your G+ account and even use the Google+ Circles to compare the high-scores.
  4. Real-time multiplayer: Using Google+ Circles, a game can have up to 4 simultaneous friends or auto-matched players in a game session together with support for additional players coming soon.

The Google Play Game is available through an SDK for Android, and a native iOS SDK for iPhone and iPad games. Web and other platform developers will also find corresponding “Rest APIs”, with libraries for JavaScript, Java, Python, Go, Dart, PHP, and more.

Fir more information, you can visit the Google Play Game’s section.


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