Android 12 will allow users to play a game while downloading it
Users can start playing games twice as fast on Android 12 as on Android 11. Android 12 also has a new gaming dashboard with screen capture and record features.
Android 12 will enable users to start playing a game while downloading on their smartphone. The new feature was announced at the Google for Games Developer Summit 2021 The new feature is especially useful for games with large download sizes from 2GB to 5GB With the download in the background, users can now start playing such a big title.
Android 12 has come up with new features for the game
Google’s Android 12 will use a feature called “Play Asset Delivery”, which allows game developers with games larger than 150MB to release a single artifact with all the resources needed to get it started. In other words, it divides the game into multiple playable segments, which users can easily download and start playing while the rest of the game is installed in the background.
In their presentation, Google showed that a 127MB game is available for playing on Android 12 twice as fast as 11. Note that game consoles like the PlayStation and Xbox already have a feature that allows you to start playing a game. Once it is downloaded to your storage a certain amount.
In addition, Android 12 will launch with a new gaming-centric dashboard that provides quick access to features like screenshots, recordings, etc. The Android 12 gaming dashboard will launch on “selected” devices later this year. OEMs like ASUS, OnePlus and others who make performance-oriented smartphones already offer some form of gaming dashboard. With Android 12 though, this feature will become universal.
Many PC-centric developers are embracing gaming “steam” on Android as they launch versions of their games on smartphones. Following the success of miHoYo, Genshin Impact, Sandbox Interactive has also launched Albion Online on Android smartphones. Games from other notable titles such as League of Legends, Diablo, and Apex Legends are also set to make their debut on smartphones.