Facebook is currently building the world gaming community. Named Facebook Gaming, a platform that brings gamers through live video and provides a platform for game creators to build and connect with their communities.
Facebook Gaming | Tournament Features and the Livestream Marathon
Game creators can reach new gamers among the 2 billion members of the global Facebook community, be it on special gaming pages, News Feed, Groups, Pages, or FB Gaming App.
On Facebook Gaming, you can see interesting videos, follow the latest updates from creators and favorite game titles, build interaction in groups and gaming chat, and compete with other game fans around the world.
Facebook claims more than 700 million people interact with gaming content every month, with 160 million active users every month in 450 thousand gaming groups (March 2020). Facebook Gaming specifically in Indonesia is also claimed to have grown significantly in less than two years:
- The 5 most popular games in Indonesia in April 2020 are Mobile Legends, PUBG Mobile, Free Fire – Battlegrounds, Grand Theft Auto V, and Free Fire.
- 5.6 million stars were sent during April 2020 in Indonesia.
- Over the past year, video gaming content viewers rose by 210%.
The global campaign in Ramadan
This year’s Ramadan is different from previous years because most of us need to stay at home to suppress the spread of the Coronavirus. Social distance means we must be physically separated, but games can still unite us all.
So during Ramadhan, Facebook Gaming introduced several programs for the Indonesian streamer gamer community to stay connected and interact with other fans and gamers.
The game is about friendly competition. This new feature will allow your favorite creators to host tournaments while streaming. You can create, play, and watch competitions in one place.
2. Livestream Marathon
Your favorite gamer streamer will stream from iftar time to dawn every day to improve your mobile experience during Ramadan. You can interact, get tips and tricks from the games they play and share stars and prizes with them.
3. Ramadhan-themed gifts
During Ramadan, the company brings more excitement to Facebook Gaming for creators using Ramadan overlays, notifications and virtual prizes with the theme of Ramadan.
Facebook Gaming Application
The Facebook Gaming application is designed to offer a more in-depth experience for Facebook Gaming content and highlight related new features. Gaming Tabs will continue to exist, and companies see tabs and applications as complementary experiences.
The Go Live feature of this application allows people to broadcast games on their mobile directly to Facebook in seconds.
Through the Facebook Gaming application, viewers or fans can easily find their favorite game creator pages, watch their gaming content, and also join various groups to get tips about gaming.