Games are officially becoming part of Messenger.
Facebook is adding a suite of new “Instant Games” to its messaging app, the company announced Tuesday. The games include well-known titles like Pac-Man, Space Invaders and Words With Friends as well as games from indie developers.
Rolling out now in 30 countries, you can find the games under the game controller icon. Once you start a game in a chat, others in the conversation will see that you played and can try to beat your score.
Facebook has dubbed them “Instant Games” because they load almost instantaneously (you don’t need to download a separate app or complete any other steps before you start playing.) Read more…