TikTok Kicks Off Gaming Pilot With New In-App Mini-Games

The six games include a basketball title and more.

Tech
6,323 Hypes 4 Comments

TikTok has begun testing out six new in-app mini-games. The initiative appears to arrive as part of a larger gaming pilot that began about a few weeks ago.

According to a report from TechCrunch, TikTok has been working on the pilot with game developers such as Vodoo, Nitro Games, FRVR, Aim Lab and Lotem.

TikTok creators may stumble across the mini-games while uploading a video to the platform. The option to link a video to a mini-game is shown alongside the same list where users can add a hashtag, tag a location or write a video description.

“We’re always looking at ways to enrich our platform and regularly test new features and integrations that bring value to our community,” a TikTok spokesperson told TechCrunch. “Currently, we’re exploring bringing HTML5 games to TikTok through integrations with third-party game developers and studios.”

If a creator publishes content with a link to one of TikTok’s games, the link will be shown as a floating anchor above their username.

Among the game offerings are Basketball FRVR, Space Destroyer and Mr. Aim Lab’s Nightmare.

In other tech news, ASUS has introduced its compact Zenfone 9 with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 technology.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

TikTok Users Can Now Buy Concert Tickets In-App
Music

TikTok Users Can Now Buy Concert Tickets In-App

The video platform is partnering with Ticketmaster.

TikTok Rolls Out MiniGames Ahead of Major Gaming Debut
Tech

TikTok Rolls Out MiniGames Ahead of Major Gaming Debut

The app entered into a partnership with Zynga in 2021.

Spotify Is Testing a Feature Which Allows Users to Create Podcasts In-App
Tech

Spotify Is Testing a Feature Which Allows Users to Create Podcasts In-App

To be available first in New Zealand.


Spotify’s Expanded Blend Feature Allows Artists To Sell Merch In-App
Music

Spotify’s Expanded Blend Feature Allows Artists To Sell Merch In-App

Featuring offerings from Post Malone, Lizzo and more.

Fanatics Unveils Trading Card Sets for ‘Dune’ and ‘Stranger Things’
Toys

Fanatics Unveils Trading Card Sets for ‘Dune’ and ‘Stranger Things’

Through its new card brand, zerocool.

C.P. Company Launches Loyalty Program Offering Exclusive Services and Rewards
Fashion

C.P. Company Launches Loyalty Program Offering Exclusive Services and Rewards

The program is called The Brotherhood.

Former 'The Witcher 3' Developers Now Working on New Game Based in Feudal Japan
Gaming

Former 'The Witcher 3' Developers Now Working on New Game Based in Feudal Japan

Forming a new studio called Dark Passenger.

Wóolis House by Arkham Projects is Arranged Around a Central "Heart"
Design

Wóolis House by Arkham Projects is Arranged Around a Central "Heart"

The project pays homage to ancestral origins.

Hot Toys Re-Creates Murphy From 'RoboCop 3'
Toys

Hot Toys Re-Creates Murphy From 'RoboCop 3'

Complete with his iconic jetpack.


Xiaomi's New Electric Scooter 4 Pro Can Reach 25km/h With 45km of Range
Tech

Xiaomi's New Electric Scooter 4 Pro Can Reach 25km/h With 45km of Range

Constructed with aerospace-grade aluminum.

Daidō Moriyama's Signature Gritty Prints Grace GrowthRing & Supply's Project Rising Drop 07
Fashion

Daidō Moriyama's Signature Gritty Prints Grace GrowthRing & Supply's Project Rising Drop 07

For “imperfect people living in an imperfect society.” 


'Thor: Love and Thunder' FX Team Showcases Christian Bale's Terrifying Makeup Test
Entertainment

'Thor: Love and Thunder' FX Team Showcases Christian Bale's Terrifying Makeup Test

Transforming Gorr the God Butcher for the big screen.

ASUS Introduces Its Compact Zenfone 9 With Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Technology
Tech

ASUS Introduces Its Compact Zenfone 9 With Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Technology

It’ll even support 8K video recording.

Ferrari Replaces the 488 GT3 With the 600HP V6-Equipped 296 GT3
Automotive

Ferrari Replaces the 488 GT3 With the 600HP V6-Equipped 296 GT3

Making its debut at the Daytona 24 Hours next year.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Looks like you’re using an ad-blocker

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. Support us by whitelisting our site.

Whitelist Us

How to Whitelist Us

screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Under “Pause on this site” click “Always”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock Plus icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Block ads on – This website” switch off the toggle to turn it from blue to gray.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlocker Ultimate icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Switch off the toggle to turn it from “Enabled on this site” to “Disabled on this site”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the Ghostery icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the “Ad-Blocking” button at the bottom. It will turn gray and the text above will go from “ON” to “OFF”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the UBlock Origin icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the large blue power icon at the top.
  3. When it turns gray, click the refresh icon that has appeared next to it or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the icon of the ad-blocker extension installed on your browser.You’ll usually find this icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. You may have more than one ad-blocker installed.
  2. Follow the instructions for disabling the ad blocker on the site you’re viewing.You may have to select a menu option or click a button.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.