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Facebook is bringing live-streaming and video chats to its Instant Games platform

The Verge Thursday, 7 December 2017
Facebook is bringing live-streaming and video chats to its Instant Games platformFacebook’s Instant Games platform makes it possible to play titles like Pac-Man in Messenger or on your News Feed, and today it’s getting some significant updates. Chief among them is a new live-streaming option that lets you broadcast any Instant game you’re playing through Facebook Live. These streams will also be recorded so you can post them to your profile afterward.

Facebook also says that it’s starting to test video chat for select games, so that you can see your friends while you play and even start up a new game from within a video call. The Messenger version of Words With Friends will be the first to utilize this feature early next year.

One year after launch, Facebook says that Instant Games has more than 70...
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