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Facebook Gameroom for PC gaming

Overview

Facebook Gameroom for PC gaming (Arcade project) is a Windows-native client available as a free download for players worldwide. Within the new Facebook Gameroom, players can experience both web games and also native games built exclusively for the platform. Building native games for Facebook Gameroom brings many benefits for you and your players:

  • Facebook Gameroom for PC gaming focuses on gameplay for players, ensuring an exclusive and immersive gaming experience
  • Developing in Facebook Gameroom natively takes less time: it's easier compared to HTML5 and gives better solutions around threading, debugging, networking and memory management
  • Facebook Gameroom provides better performance in terms of app launch timings and memory consumption in native games.

Download Unity with Facebook Games

Download and install the Unity 5.5 beta with Facebook build support:

Download Unity 5.5 for WindowsDownload Unity 5.5 for Mac

Demo Video

Here's a short video showing how to integrate your Unity game with Facebook Gameroom:

For a more detailed explanation, please refer to the documentation. This is broken down into the following sections:

1. Requirements

2. Build

3. Launch

Must Haves

Make use of keyboard and/or mouse, with tutorial to explain usage.

Detect web games in Gameroom client via an additional user-agent string. E.g. FacebookCanvasDesktop [FBAN/GamesWindowsDesktopApp; FBAV/1.0.0.2]

At a minimum, use the Public profile of the current player.

Links to FB Pages or external websites open correctly in a browser.

Comply with the Facebook Platform Policy.

“Guest mode” for players.

Allowing players to Log Out of Facebook in your game.

Best Practices

Continue the player's progress on different platforms. (e.g. mobile, Facebook.com and Gameroom)

Maximise graphics area in the Gameroom client.

Allow player to choose between low, medium and high quality graphics.

Keep the loading time to less than 10s.

Keep your zip bundle within 50 MB.

Skippable and replayable tutorial with easy learning curve.

Configure all required Permissions under App Center.

Upload all creative assets in App Center.

Promote your Gameroom page from your FB Page and Website.


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