On Tuesday, Facebook disclosed its application committed to PC gaming, Gameroom, at Unite 2016, a yearly gathering for the Unity diversion improvement toolbox.
Facebook made the move subsequent to seeing clients inclination for versatile gaming applications instead of those for desktops.
A considerable measure of cash was made by the person to person communication benefit from easygoing diversions incorporated with its desktop application, for example, Candy Crush, and Zynga’s FarmVille. In any case, pay dropped with versatile now the favored stage for easygoing gamers.
Featuring close integration with Unity, one of the most-used game developing tools in the world, Gameroom is Facebook’s re-entry into PC gaming, with a clear focus on the casual scene.
It has been in the works since May, when Facebook announced it under the name Facebook Games Arcade, and in August, a collaboration was announced, with Facebook becoming a new build target for the Unity editor.
Gameroom is now available for download and there’s a wide range of games available, including slot games, board games, match threes and trivia quizzes. Most of them are free-to-play but layered with micro-transactions to advance progress or unlock skins and weapons.
In the more traditional genres, strategy games are found with names like Game of Castles, War of Prongs, and so on.
Facebook after spotting a huge market and player base for casual games is clearly hoping to bring some of them back to PC with Gameroom. It is now set to rival Steam, the ruling PC gaming platform.