Google Play Games leaks ahead of Google I/O
0. phoneArena 11 May 2013, 18:17 posted on
We've seen leaks before that point to a unified gaming service by Google that is likely to be announced at Google I/O in just a few days, and now it looks like there is proof that the service is on the way, because the good guys over at Android Police have received a leaked APK for Google Play Games, and as is their way, they have done a teardown of the APK to see what secrets it holds...
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1. alltechinside (Posts: 220; Member since: 21 Apr 2013)
awesome! Can'r wait for Google I/O !!!! :D
21. vincelongman (Posts: 459; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)
I think this will help Google compete with console gaming, where they have Steam, PSN, XBox Live,... Good to see in game chat finally coming to mobile gaming, as well as cloud syncing.
3. tward291 (Posts: 559; Member since: 14 Feb 2012)
So this is suppose to like Xbox live or Sony online stuff
7. protozeloz (Posts: 5284; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
Actually with life games is looking more like something more robust
8. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2604; Member since: 26 May 2011)
Xbox LIVE is probably the best comparison
11. alterecho (Posts: 714; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)
This is almost same as game center for iOS, isn't it?
12. protozeloz (Posts: 5284; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)
Or like Xbox live or like the one on the Wii or like the one on the play station we sure don't know yet for sure
20. CellularNinja (Posts: 260; Member since: 27 Sep 2011)
That's pretty bold to compare it to Xbox Live! But I don't doubt that Google could achieve it. Plus, Live costs money, but I bet this will be free! :)
4. ilani (Posts: 42; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)
Alright! the save game feature is HUGE! I can't wait!!!!
9. yt6nin (Posts: 99; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)
Especially, cloud game save as a "backup". Rooting the device first time with a significant amount of game play will especially be happy, if the data can be successfully and smoothly retreived afterwards.
13. joey_sfb (Posts: 1859; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
They should beef their graphic api and standardize their game pad control.
10. kozza3 (Posts: 566; Member since: 17 Oct 2012)
super excited for this, especially to back up my Galaxy on Fire 2 progress that I've been able to do on my Nexus 4. would hate for my phone to take a dump and then have to start all over again!!!
14. tadaa (Posts: 169; Member since: 18 Apr 2013)
Playground sounded cooler. I really hoped android games would feature psn integration, but all this is damn fine to me
15. IliyaBeshkov (Posts: 185; Member since: 09 Jul 2012)
This is very exciting, because Google have to compete with Apple. :)
16. Jonathan41 (Posts: 526; Member since: 22 Mar 2012)
This just put a smile on my face. Can't wait.