Spice up your Zoom meetings with games. We'll tell you how. Sarah Tew /
Zoom adds games that you can play with your friends and colleagues right in the video conferencing application, the company announced on Wednesday.On the Zoom AppMarketplace, you'll find games like Live Game Night Poker, Kahoot, and Heads Up, which you can access as part of your Zoom meetings. At a time when businesses are hybrid workplaces navigation , added Zoom Apps , including games, aims to provide a new way to nurture business culture and connect people directly within the Zoom platform.
Live Game Night Poker allows up to 10 people to play together in a one-on-one match, according to a statement from Flowplay, the partnered video game company with Zoom to launch the game. Users can also find Heads Up - the charades-style game popularized by Ellen Degeneres - and Kahoot, a game qui allows users to create multiple choice quizzes.
The games built into the app go hand in hand with the Zoom apps, which allow third party party apps to be integrated into Zoom Meetings, while Zoom Events seeks to create a wider range of games. Virtual events for users.
How to play games on Zoom
Here's how to get and play these games on Zoom:
1. Log in to Zoom.
2. Search Live Game Poker Night or Heads Up on the Zoom App Marketplace. Install the game.
3. Start a Zoom meeting normally.
4. Click on the Zoom Apps tab at the bottom of the meeting window to launch the game.
5. Once the host has configured the playing options and set up the game, players will be taken to the poker room to play. Apps Today
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Zoom is the latest company to launch into mobile gaming. Netflix plans to expand into original video games in the future. Even the exercise equipment company Peloton is launching an in-app fitness game to help users participate more in their workouts.
For more information, see 20 tips and tricks to streamline your video calls and what information others can see from your Zoom video chats .