Yahoo today announced a renewed push into games with the launch of its Yahoo Games Network platform and its Yahoo Classic Games site. The company says it already has more improvements and new features on the way, but for now it is happy to show off its cross-platform network for developers and “a great experience for our millions of users.”
The Yahoo Games Network is a new platform for third-party game developers who want to take advantage of Yahoo’s large userbase for distributing their games. It includes onboarding services that help them authenticate players, monetize their games, provide social sharing, analytics, and “ongoing operational support for growth.”
If you’re not a developer, however, Yahoo Classic Games is what you’re looking for. The company promises the new site works “seamlessly” across Android and iOS devices, as well as the Web.
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