Introducing Facebook’s new fantasy sports-like prediction games
Facebook had rolled out its bunch of Fantasy Games in the US and Canada on September 1st. The games will be available for the users using the Facebook app on iOS as well as Androids. These are somewhat like sports prediction games, available for the users for free. Alongside free games, the fans will be able to enjoy sports, TV shows and pop culture content.
With the addition of a plethora of games, the first one is called Pick & Play Sports. It is a sports prediction game developed in collaboration with Whistle Sports. The game pre-existed in the iOS app and now has been acquainted with Android devices.
Notably, Facebook is all set to release games for some of the TV shows such as The Bachelorette and Survivor, sports leagues like Major League Baseball, and one made with BuzzFeed. In spite of existing public leaderboards, the players can create their own leagues when looking forward to competing with some of the groups.
Available with lots of exciting features, the games don’t appear to have any option of putting the real money for any online transaction. Facebook has just stepped into the league with enormous fantasy sports entities such as Draftkings and ESPN, and similar to these entities the Facebook may bring the feature of the online transaction to its brand-new sports prediction games.
With the advancement in its features every single day, Facebook is also expanding its horizon in the gaming zone to increase the number of users using the services. Earlier in July, Facebook launched a gaming service to allow iOS users to use it to play games. Additionally, the Twitch-like streaming service called Facebook Gaming has also been added to the app. These newly set out prediction games are certain to boost up the number of users using the app. However, the online transaction feature is yet to be included which will certainly double the amusement of getting involved in the games.