Google has announced a number of features for Play Games at the the Game Developers Conference. One of the new features makes it easier for players to stream and share videos to YouTube. With the latest update, users will be able to trial select games for ten minutes before actually purchasing it. Google recently added the ability to install games from Google search results.
Google has introduced Gamer IDs, a new way for the gamers to create an identity while playing. At present, while playing a game via Play Games, you have to use your name and boy there is no fun in that.
Google Play Games is receiving a new feature that lets you see other players that are playing the same game as you nearby. Dubbed as ‘Nearby Players’, the feature uses Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, and microphone to find out players that are near your location.
Google introduced Play Games as a competitor to Apple’s Game Center, but it has hardly caught up in the race. The Google Play Games still lacks in features like how you cannot properly use gift codes and also the free to paid app transition is troublesome. Google has just announced an update to the Play Games service in the form of new developer options and also ability to gift in the game.