Google announced at their Google for Games Developer Summit that their Google Play Games for PC service, which brings Android games to Windows users, is expanding to Japan and other European markets.
This service, which has been in the works for over a year, will also feature new titles and tools for game developers.
Google Play Games on PC
Google Play Games on PC offers top-tier games and over 10 billion monthly mobile sessions. Users have responded enthusiastically to its high-quality and high-performance emulation and cross-screen gameplay. For developers, joining Google Play Games on PC can help
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- Seamless gameplay across mobile and PC with Google Play Games
- Increase user reach
- Enhance engagement
- Increase ROI
- Build high-quality games across Google surfaces.
Google Play Games on PC is expanding to more regions with more games
Google Play Games on PC is expanding to more regions and now includes games loved by billions of users worldwide. With the new developer emulator, you can deploy games directly and use Google’s release checklist to ensure a quick approval process.
Plus, Next Generation Player IDs will ensure a smooth, consistent experience across devices. To make sure your game plays well on desktop, you can use the new Google Play Games to reach players faster.
- Expanding to Japan and European countries
- Adding new games such as Garena Free Fire, Ludo King, and MapleStory M
- Developer emulator for easy deployment and quick approval process
- Next Generation Player IDs for seamless continuity across devices
- Optimized games for the best experience and unique cross-platform marketing
As of March 14, 2023, Google Play Games is available to download on PC in 13 countries. Google has announced that the release date will vary in different regions, with plans to expand to more.
However, the list of European countries has yet to be confirmed. You can learn more about Google Play Games on PC at the developer site.
Speaking on the announcement, Arjun Dayal, Director, Google Play Game, said,
Google Play Games on PC gives users the ability to play their favorite mobile games on PC, with the security and stability they expect from Google Play. With a catalog of top-tier games and over 10 billion monthly sessions on mobile, our users have met this product with enthusiasm for its high-quality, high-performance emulation and cross-screen gameplay.