Google introduced as we speak that Google Play Games for PC, a program that lets customers play Android video games on Home windows, is now available to all customers underneath an open beta in South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Australia. The corporate launched a restricted take a look at earlier this yr with players getting to check out the platform by a waitlist. With the brand new announcement, they won’t have to wait for an invite.
The restricted beta first restricted choose players in South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan with enlargement to Thailand and Australia in March.
The search large famous that it is additionally decreasing system necessities so extra customers can play these video games.
The sooner beta mandated players to have a system with at the least an eight-core CPU, a “gaming-class GPU” and 20GB of available space for storing. The brand new open beta reduces these necessities to having a four-core CPU, an built-in GPU and 10GB of free storage on the system.
Google stated it now has greater than 50 PC-compatible recreation titles for Home windows customers. Players can begin taking part in a title on a PC, then, utilizing the identical Google ID on their Android cellphone, choose up the place they left off.
“In the previous couple of months, we’ve got greater than doubled our Google Play Games catalog to 50+ titles, which may be performed on Home windows PCs through a standalone software constructed by Google. Our catalog consists of most of the hottest cell video games in the world together with Summoners Struggle, Cookie Run: Kingdom, Final Fortress: Underground, and High Struggle. Collectively, these video games are performed by a whole lot of hundreds of thousands of players globally,” the corporate stated in a weblog submit.
Whereas Google is dealing with Android video games distribution on Home windows, Amazon has partnered with Microsoft to get Android apps to PC customers. U.S.-based customers have been ready to set up Android Apps by the Amazon App Retailer by Home windows 11 Insider Program. Final week, the corporate expanded the preview to Japan.