Facebook’s ‘Facebook Gaming’ App Has Finally Launched on iOS without Games due to App Store Policies

If the last few days of Apple’s App Store policies and Microsoft’s xCloud weren’t sufficient for Apple, even Fb has referred to as out the corporate’s insurance policies at present with the discharge of its gaming app. Fb’s Fb Gaming app has lastly launched on iOS after months of rejections with none video games included. The Fb Gaming app permits customers to look at streams and play video games on Android. On iOS, the mini video games aren’t included because of Apple’s App Retailer insurance policies. These video games are additionally included within the main Facebook apps like Messenger however have been buried within the iOS apps for years based on statements made by Facebook to The Verge.

Fb even tried to make use of Apple’s new enchantment course of for Fb Gaming however didn’t obtain a response as confirmed to The Verge. After months of rejections, Fb eliminated the precise video games from Fb Gaming and solely launch it as an app for watching streams like Twitch. We’ve been masking Microsoft’s Venture xCloud for some time now and it has been tremendous disappointing (but sadly expected given Apple) to see the way it has performed out as we get nearer to its launch subsequent month. Apple’s statement to Business Insider is hilarious given among the sorts of video games and apps the corporate approves. As of now, Fb Gaming is out there on the App Retailer for iOS here and Google Play for Android here. On iOS, you may solely use it to look at streams. Have you ever tried the app on Android earlier than?

[Supply: The Verge]