Sun. Apr 21st, 2019

WeChat could get a lot more fun outside China with global mini games

WeChat could get a lot more fun outside China with global mini games

WeChat, China’s ubiquitous messaging and payments platform, is now opening up its mini games platform to developers worldwide — meaning that WeChat outside of China could soon get a lot more interesting. The mini games platform is a tab inside the WeChat app where users can enjoy basic games like Tetris, and it’s part of what makes WeChat so addicting within China.

Even so, there are several hurdles to playing mini games on WeChat. It’s tricky figuring out how to access mini games. You’ll have to head into the main WeChat search bar and type in “games,” which will lead you to a list of mini games that are mostly in Chinese. The pages that list the games are likewise in Chinese, so while it’s easy enough to tap on a photo of a game that…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/21/18276132/wechat-app-mini-games-messaging-payment-platform-china-international

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