Facebook builds its own AR games for Messenger video chat

TechCrunch -

TechCrunch—Facebook is diving deeper into in-house game development with the launch of its own version of Snapchat’s multiplayer augmented reality video chat games. Today, Facebook Messenger globally launches its first two AR video chat games that you can play with up to six people. “Don’t Smile” is like a staring contest that detects if you […]

Multiplayer AR Games Have Come to Facebook Messenger Video Chat. Why just video chat in Facebook Messenger, when you can video chat on Facebook Messenger while playing augmented reality games with up to six people? Messenger product manager Nora Micheva announced in a Newsroom post that starting Wednesday, Messenger users can challenge their friends to one of two games: Don't Smile, in which players have...