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How to Play Messenger Instant Games on iPhone and Mac

“Facebook Messenger” is probably the most feature-rich messaging app along with Messages app for iOS 10. Features like an animated GIF, secret conversation, funny emoji, video calling, etc., make it great for users. I like using it to communicate with my Facebook friends. There are times when I chat with my friends for hours using Messenger. I want to play some fantastic games to bring more joy into communication, just like iMessage. Luckily, the app has been updated to add a new feature called “Instant Games” to let users Play Facebook Messenger Instant Games on iPhone.

Play Facebook Messenger Instant Games on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Make sure to update Facebook Messenger to the latest version to play your favorite game.

Step #2. Next, Open any conversation.

Step #3. Now, Tap on the tiny gamepad controller next to GIF icon in the feature strip.

Step #4. Next, A massive list of games will appear on the screen.

Note: Currently, Instant Games are available in 30 countries including Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Sweden, Great Britain, Canada, United States, Japan, Netherlands, Australia, Austria, Latvia, Germany, Ireland, Belgium, New Zealand, France, Singapore, Finland, Hong Kong, Russian Federation, Estonia, Taiwan, Slovenia, Puerto Rico, Cyprus, Israel, Lithuania, Spain, and Italy.

Following are the games which are currently available.

  • Hex: A Terrific puzzle game.
  • EverWing: Space shooter.
  • Endless Lake: Run as much as possible and score points.
  • Templar 20148: A Puzzle game.
  • The Tribez: Puzzle Rush: A Candy Crush style game.
  • 2020 Connect: A Puzzle game.
  • Puzzle Bobble: A great themed puzzle game.
  • Zookeeper: A nice puzzle game having a zoo theme.
  • Wordalot Express: A cool word game.
  • Brick Pop: A puzzle game.
  • Words With Friends: Frenzy: Yet another wordy affair.
  • Pac-Man: The retro 1980s game from Bandai Namco is fun to play
  • Galag: Space Shooter.
  • Arkanoid: A retro brick breaker game.
  • Space Invaders: The fantastic game is ready to entertain you in Messenger as well.
  • Track and Field 100M: This is a 100-meter running game from Konami.
  • Shuffle Cats Mini: A smart card game.

Choose the game which you find interesting and start playing it with your friend.

Play Facebook Messenger Instant Games on Mac and Windows PC

Step #1. Open Facebook on your computer. Then start/open a conversation in Messenger.

Step #2. Now, you need click the Game Controller icon above the text area.

Step #3. You should see the list of games. Pick the one you want to play with your buddy.

That’s done!

If you find any game out-of-the-box, do let us know in the comments.

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