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'Google Play Games' Leaks

Written by Jeremy Shane on Sunday, May 12 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

'Google Play Games' Leaks

'Google Play Games' leaks, revealing Android's home for invites, achievements, cloud saves and more.

Google's alternative to iOS's Game Center and Window's Games Hub was revealed last month, but now thanks to Android Police we know even more about it.

After digging into an Android component, Play Services, that is  used for updating Google apps, they uncovered a massive update getting ready to roll out for Google Play Games.  The teardown shows that the service will have support for system wide notifications, standardized notifications managed by Google+, cloud synced game saves working across multiple devices, plus the expected leaderboards, achievements, matchmaking, lobbies and more.

If you want to really get into the details, Android Police has a huge article detailing the pieces of code found.  Check it out here.




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About the Author - Jeremy Shane

Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.


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