January 23, 2022

Neglect Amazon: Google Play Video games Will Convey Android Titles to Home windows 11

The Google Play Games logo.

Certainly one of Home windows 11’s defining options is its potential to run Android apps and video games. However Microsoft is using Amazon to ship these apps and video games to the general public, and that sucks, as a result of Amazon’s App Retailer is extremely restricted. Now, plainly Google will carry its Play Video games retailer, together with tons of much-needed Android titles, to Home windows 11.

In the course of the 2021 Recreation Awards, Geoff Keighley and the Google Play crew introduced that Google Play Video games will arrive on PCs someday in 2022. It’s unclear whether or not Google Play Video games will likely be a Home windows 11 unique or if it’ll trickle all the way down to Home windows 10 customers.

A press release from Greg Hartrell, Product Director of Video games on Android and Google Play:

Google Play has helped billions of individuals discover and play their favourite video games throughout a number of platforms, together with on cell, tablets and ChromeOS. Beginning in 2022, gamers will be capable of expertise their favourite Google Play video games on extra units: seamlessly switching between a cellphone, pill, Chromebook, and shortly, Home windows PCs. This Google constructed product brings one of the best of Google Play Video games to extra laptops and desktops, and we’re thrilled to increase our platform for gamers to take pleasure in their favourite Android video games much more. We’ll have extra to share quickly!

How will this profit common avid gamers? Properly, if you buy a recreation like Stardew Valley in your Android cellphone, you don’t want to purchase it a second time for PC. And when you personal a Floor pill, you’ll be able to play good cell video games on it simply as you’ll on an Android pill.

Clearly, it is a big second for Home windows and Android. It solidifies the operating systems’ relationship, and humorous sufficient, it downplays the truth that Chromebooks have supported Android games for a number of years.

Supply: Google