AT&T to Pursue Gaming Network for Android Users
AT&T has said that it plans to offer a mobile, social gaming platform for users of its Android smartphones. AT&T is partnering with a company called OpenFeint, which has 65 million registered users and more than 4,500 games in its catalog. OpenFeint offers users the ability to post scores in addition to live chats during multiplayer games. The platform competes with Apple's Game Center and boasts 15,000 registered developers. An AT&T spokesperson told the Wall Street Journal, "The net-net here is that we want developers to build more connected games for our customers." AT&T didn't say when the gaming platform might launch, nor which devices would be compatible with it.
Google Play Instant Lets You Test-Drive Games Without Downloading Them
Mar 19, 2018
Google today announced several changes to the Google Play Store and Google Play Games apps that should entice Android device owners to check out the latest games. A new feature called Google Instant Play lets people tap and try games directly in the Google Play Store and Google Play Games app without first downloading the game.
Facebook Adds Social Functions to Live Video
May 23, 2017
Facebook today announced two new features for live video that should make it more interactive and social. First, there's Live Chat With Friends.
Google to Let Android Users Trial Games from Search
Mar 14, 2016
Google gave developers a handful of new tools to improve the gaming experience for Android device owners. Perhaps the most significant of the new tools is one that will allow people to trial games for up to 10 minutes directly from Google search results.
Apple Announces iOS 11 with Person-to-Person Apple Pay
Jun 5, 2017
Apple today debuts iOS 11, its next-generation mobile operating system. Starting with messages, iOS 11 introduces improved discoverability for stickers and emoji.
Asus' ROG Smartphone Has Specially Tuned Snapdragon 845 for Blistering Game Performance
Jun 4, 2018
Asus today announced the ROG Phone, a device meant specifically for games and gamers. Asus created the phone from the ground up with gaming in mind and made a number of choices to ensure the phone delivers.
wow, for a second
The idea isn't bad, but they should have brought in carrier partners, if not in the US (which they should) then go international.
I assume this isn't going to add to network problems?
You would think the better PR move would be to announce improvements and changes to their network.