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What is Facebook messenger games all about?

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Apart from chatting on the popular messaging app and platform, there are more fun things you can do like playing games, yes you can. It was launched with the spirit of connecting friends and family in new and different ways.

 Have you ever thought about it when there is nothing to talk about why not let us do something more interactive and fun?
Games are also a good way of interacting with people, interestingly there have been lots of games that have been added to the platform, while there are some that may be hidden while others are easy to locate.
Over the years there have been lots of games added to the platform and are also been updated regularly.
The platform has over 1.3 billion users, more than 70+ games and is available globally.

How to find and play Facebook messenger games

  • Firstly you will need the latest version of the messenger app
  • You will need to open the messenger app, then you open the chat of the friend you want to play with
  • Click the game icon, which is down close to the camera icon
  • Once there you can select the game you want to play against your friends.

There are lots of games you can play on Facebook messenger games remotely, and we will be giving you The list of games below.

Facebook messenger games interface

Games you can play on Facebook messenger

  • Space invaders
  • Pac-Man
  • Words with friends
  • Ever wing
  • Sudoku
  • Galaga
  • 8 Ball pool
  • Tetris
  • Uno
  • Cooking mama
  • Arkanoid
  • Sonic Jump
  • Basketball FRVR
  • Puzzle Bobble
  • Angry birds
  • Solitaire
  • Blackjack
  • Snake
  • Gin Rummy
  • Batman’s Bat club
And a lot’s more….

How to unlock hidden Facebook messenger games.

 However some of these games may be hidden, you just need a little trick to unlock them to unlock some of these games you need to send certain messages to unlock them.
For example, to unlock a basketball game you send a basketball emoji then tap it to unlock a game, that’s it, both you and your friend can now play within the chat window.
unlocking a basketball game on Facebook messenger
You can type keywords like @facebook chess or @fbchess play, into a chat window and see a chessboard appear. You might need to master the game well, it can be a little tricky to play.
unlocking and playing a chess game on Facebook messenger
 To unlock a football game, you send a football emoji to unlock a keepy-uppy mini-game, now all you have to do is tap the ball to keep it off the ground, have a go at it yourself and see how fun it can be.
unlock and play a football keepy - uppy game on Facebook messenger games
As you can see from the names of the games they are not all made by Facebook, there are developers who make these games and it has been a huge success so far. These games can be played in chat and also has features like Tournaments and Leaderboards.
Some of the game developers include big names like Disney, Sega, GungHO, CoolGames, Zynga.

Features of the Facebook messenger games

Live streaming:

in Facebook messenger games, gamers are able to share their experiences and have a much more interactive moment. This feature makes it easier for people to play and share their experiences with those who are interested in gaming on messenger. To enable this feature all you have to do is as simple as ever, while playing a game tap the camera icon located in the upper right corner of the game, when you are ready to go live tap on the start recording button then you are good to go.
live stream on Facebook messenger games

Video chatting

Another amazing feature is the video chatting feature it allows gamers to play games while video chatting, users can capture the moment and use special effects.
video chats have been a great way for people to connect, discuss and share their thoughts not just with texts.
video chatting on Facebook messenger rooms

 Play games in messenger rooms

 I will give you a step – by step guide on how to play games in messenger rooms
 Messenger room is a video calling service that allows you to chat with multiple people at a go. You can invite people to a chat room by sharing your link with other messengers users, it includes fun games that you can play with your friend on a group call.
The game feature on messenger rooms is only available to users on ios and android.
The messenger room is free and open to all and doesn’t even require you to own a Facebook account, it is mostly used for seminars, meetings, video calls and so on.
Here is a complete step by step guide you can follow to play games in the messenger room
  • Download and install the messenger app from the play store
  •  play.google.com  download here
  • Open the messenger app on your phone
  • Select the smiley option on your face
  • In the bottom menu, scroll to the right and select activities
  • Choose the play option
  • You can start playing games with your pals.

You can invite people directly or by sharing your link with others. A non-facebook user can also join using the link you shared.

How to get your messenger rooms link

In your Facebook feed, click on the room’s icon, at the window for your room, click the invite button to invite friends. Click the share icon to share the link for the room, you can choose who you want to invite to the room.


Facebook messenger games have grown over the years, with more games and developers making it more fun and interactive, you can video chat while playing games, live stream and share it to your news feed, you can also play tournament and competes with other users globally, the leaderboard feature is also there to check users with the highest rank. We hope this article was helpful enough and have fun with your friends.

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