Google Play Games for Windows - Frequently asked questions

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Google Play Games for Windows - Frequently asked questions

What is Google Play Games?

  • Google Play Games is a PC application that lets you browse, download, and play select mobile games on a Windows desktop or laptop. Besides enjoying your favorite Android games on a PC, you’ll have keyboard and mouse access, seamless sync across devices, and integration with Google Play Points. Google Play Games is not yet available for Mac.

What are the minimum requirements to run Google Play Games?

To participate in the beta, your PC must meet these minimum requirements:
  • Windows 10 (v2004)
  • Solid state drive (SSD)
  • Gaming-class GPU
  • 8 logical cores of CPU
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • 20 GB of available storage space
  • Windows admin account
  • Hardware virtualization must be turned on
  • Compatible PC device and configuration

Who can participate in the Google Play Games beta?

  • The beta will launch in Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan. Anyone in these regions will be able to sign up for the waitlist, but we will extend invitations on a rolling basis. Those who receive an invite and meet the minimum PC requirements will be able to participate.

When is the official release of Google Play Games?

  • The official release date will vary among regions. We will start with the beta regions of Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan, and we will expand to other regions later in 2022 and beyond.

How is this different from the Google Play Games mobile app?

  • The Google Play Games mobile app is primarily focused on the instant games experience where you can jump right into casual games. Going forward, “Google Play Games” will refer to the PC experience where you can enjoy your favorite Android games. We’ll have more announcements for the mobile app in the near future.

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