How To Play Games With Your Friends Over Chromecast


If you’re not hidden under the rock for the past couple of years, you might have already known about the Google Chromecast and what it can do. Well, if you don’t know, Chromecast is one of the popular physical products from Google which can cast your Android screen to any TV or big screen connected with the Chromecast unit. Apart from just casting the screen, the Chromecast will help you watch movies and TV shows on a bigger screen. If you dig a little deeper, you’ll explore the further functionalities of the Chromecast.

For instance, apart from watching movies and picture slides, you can also play Android games on your TV using your mobile device as a game controller. We understand that Chromecast is not the first thing that comes to your mind when you’re planning to play games on your TV but this is great to bring Android games to TV. Moreover, you can play games with your friends over Chromecast without the need to purchase extra gaming consoles as it uses your smartphones. I’m not talking about the steamy hardcore gaming, but the cool Android games which you play on your smartphone.

First off, to play games on the Chromecast, you need to choose a game title that itself support the Chromecast. To find games for Chromecast, explore the Get Apps tab in the Chromecast app. To begin with, you can choose the most popular Angry Birds Friends game which supports both multiplayer gaming as well as Chromecast support.

How To Play Games With Your Friends Over Chromecast

Once you download the Chromecast supported game, open the app and you’ll find the Cast icon somewhere in the main screen. In the case of Angry Birds, it will be at the top right corner. Before you begin, make sure all the players are connected to the same Chromecast device which means on the same WiFi network as well. Once the game has connected, your phones will act as game controllers with your TV displaying the game play.


From here on, you can play the game with your buddies on a bigger screen using Chromecast. The gaming experience depends on how well the came is compatible with the Chromecast. You can choose from a variety of games, some of them are free while the rest cost a bit of money. So, choose various games that support Chromecast and have a great time with your buddies at home.

Naveen Robsworth

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