This afternoon is celebrated Google Summit for Games, an event for video game developers in which Google announces its novelties for the development of Android games, and one of the most important novelties was “Play while you download”.
Starting with Android 12, we will no longer have to wait for a game to fully download to be able to play. Google Play will allow us to play before the download is complete
Play while you download
This feature will allow users to play a game in seconds while game resources are being downloaded in the background. According to Google games will be ready to play at least twice as fast
This is already thanks to the Android App Bundle Delivery of game elements, with which when the minimum resources have been downloaded to start playing, the “Play” button on Google Play is activated and the game shortcut is added to our app drawer.
As can be seen in this animated GIF, on the left the user has to wait about 25 seconds for the game to download completely, while on the left at 10 seconds, when the download reaches 18%, it already allows the game to download. user to play.
Developers can now sign up for the “Play while you download” beta so their games can take advantage of this progressive download from Google Play which coming this fall with Android 12.
Via | VentureBeat
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