Google Expands 'Instant Apps' To Games

Posted March 20, 2018

Want to check out Mighty Battles or Clash Royale?

You can download the updated app from the link given below.

As more and more developers add Google Play Instant to their apps, you'll be able to find them here.

Google reports the number of Android users who have installed a game has more than doubled during the a year ago.

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For now, there are a limited number of titles that are compatible with Google Play Instant, but it's a number that's sure to grow over time. More games will be available in Google Play Instant later this year. If it spots a landmark, like a building or a store, it will offer up further details usually found on a card brought up in regular Google searches, including opening hours and a brief description of the structure. "Users who have historically abandoned instead of installing a game are instead trying the game out and then installing", Karmel said.

In addition to finding these titles in the Play Store, you can also check them out under the "Instant Gameplay" banner of the new Arcade tab in Google Play Games.

The results can be pretty impressive. During that time, you'll see a constant "INSTALL" button within to let you know that you can/should install the full game. You can do the same with the slimmed-down version of Words with Friends 2.

It provides a collection of extensions to the instant apps framework that better support the needs of game developers; including a higher APK size limit to 10MB, progressive download support for executable code and game assets, and support for NDK and game engines using existing tool chains. The apps also don't save anything to the phone or generate an icon; it's a one-time experience after you load up the instant app.

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The demos have already started to translate into more downloads for game developers. But you can test games much faster than before.

Unsurprisingly, some developers now make better use of that limited file size than others.

At GDC, Google is also updating the Play Console with a new internal testing track "to quickly test and iterate on new games and features".

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