Google Play Games allegedly leaks with achievements, cloud saves, and in-game chat


Google may be preparing to unveil an Android gaming service in the vein of Xbox Live or iOS’ Game Center. That’s the indication from a leaked build of Google Play Services obtained by Android Police, which appears to reveal several details about a platform to be known as Google Play Games. The file contains references to achievements, in-game chat, matchmaking, cloud save syncing, and leaderboards, along with a green controller-shaped icon.

The service appears to have deep hooks into Google+. Google’s social network looks to handle all user ID information for Google Play Games — for example, you can limit notifications to those sent from people in certain circles, and you’ll be able to share scores directly on Google+. Android Police…

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