Google to launch cross-platform game services with Android and iOS matchmaking

Justin Kahn

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Google has made a significant announcement for Android and iOS mobile gamers just in time for this week's Game Developers Conference. The company has announced that Google Play game services will now extend to iOS, allowing gamers from both platforms...

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Microsoft makes the announcement to do exactly this with Xbox Live first, then Google makes plans to do the same thing. Seems like Google wants to have Microsoft's cake, and it eat it too. Typical of the company to hijack yet another area Microsoft wants to or has operated in, except this time Google is in the dominant position and looks set to cripple any potential success Microsoft may have had being first to market with this really good idea, before they even start.