Why Google plus is shutting down Google+ games from June 30th


Did you just found out that Google has shut down games on Google+ and are now confused what and how did this happen? Read this article to know how to migrate your games away from Google plus and what to do if you have paid for some games.

As announced on 15th June, Google Plus is closing down its gaming segment. This is being done in favor of Google Play game services which is a cross platform tool which will offer complete synchronization of game achievements and progress across Android, web and even iOS. A feature, that was more of a rip-off from Facebook is finally coming to an end which is probably a better thing for Google Plus only, which was not in any case getting much participation from the community. It is a good move to bring the unique features of Google plus in more highlight, that is, Photos and direct conversations using Hangouts.
With Google Play games you also get multiplayer options with the game up to 4 number of players.

If you are using Android then you will already be aware of the huge gaming options available on it. Just imagine all of them being available right on your Chrome browser. This is what is on offer with Google Play games. So overall, it will not be a loss for many when the Google Plus games are finally closed down.

For those who would hate their progress or any money they have spent on Google+ go waste, Google has provided a list of contact information of the developers which can be used be find out what will happen with their in game payments and how and where they can migrate for their favorite games.
For some games there is a grace period during which the players can spend their bought coins but the games will sooner or later come to an end.

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