Playing online games with friends has become quite popular with consumers who have hectic schedules that don't allow for as much in-person gaming as they'd like, which is being addressed by Snap Inc. with the new Snap Games functionality.
Unveiled at the Snap Partner Summit 2019, the new Snapchat gaming functionality will allow users to partake in their choice of title directly from within the app without having to download additional ones. Users can voice chat with one another and play freely whenever it suits them to put a focus on a freestyle gaming experience that suits younger consumer lifestyles.
Snap Games was announced alongside six new titles for users to start playing immediately including Bitmoji Party.
Snap Games Lets Users Play with Friends Directly from the App
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