ay Games to simplify the sign-in process, drop + requirement

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 25 Jan 2016

Android gaming should get a lot more seamless if you use ay Games. That’s because is giving developers new tools to sign you in automatically to your ay Games account whenever you launch a new title.

This way you won’t have to go through the process to approve permissions with each new game you fire up:

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You won’t have to go through this every time you sign-in to a new game with your account.

The other major change is that those who create a new ay Games account will no longer need to use +. ile this shouldn’t impact your existing service, this is one more place where is pulling back its social network.

Further details can be found on the Android Developers Blog, which outlines how developers can take advantage of the new permissions model. It will take some time for the new As to be put into place, so you won’t see any major changes just yet.

The impact on you: This is a nice change that will smooth out the process of hopping into a new game. ay Games does a good job at spicing up the gaming experience with achievements, recommendations, (for games that implement it) saving your progress. If this new protocol works as advertised, it will be a welcome adjustment.