As we all know, last year Google has launched Instant Apps feature for developers. With this feature, developers can simply click on a link and the instant app would be a load. Now Google is extending this program towards gaming section. In Game Developers Conference (GDC 2018), Google has introduced a new feature called Google Play Instant which would be a massive boost for all game developers.
With Google Play Instant, users can play a short demo of the game before downloading it. It’s the best way of testing a game before installing it which also saves our time and data. It will suggest you a better idea of the ads and in-app purchase before you download the full game. The main aim is to reduce the instance of the users installing and uninstalling a game which damages app metrics and analytics.
“With Google Play Instant, you can just tap and try a game without having to download it first.”
According to Google Blog post, the Google Play Instant will be available in the Google Play Store, and Google Play Games app. Currently, the new feature is now available in the Gameplay section of the Google Play Store. However, only six games are available right now which will allow users to test a demo before downloading the title. The games include Clash Royale, Bubble Witch 3 Saga, Solitare, Mighty Battle, Word with Friends 2 and Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire.
Users can check out the new Google Play Instant games in the Play Store. Select any one game to try this feature. You will see a Try Now button just beside the Install button. After clicking on Try Now button it will load the game screen and later you can check by playing it.
Google also mentioned that more games will get support for this Google Play Instant feature later this year. Moreover, Google has also redesigned the Google Play Games app, where Arcade section will show trailers of games. The company also gain support for performing directory search using tags and keywords for discovering games.
In addition, news and YouTube videos related to a game will also feature in the Games app. It will help users to gain more information about their favorite games. Do try Google Play Instant feature and also share your experience in our comment section below.
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