Try before you buy (or download) with Android Instant

Try before you buy (or download) with Android Instant

Not only did that let you get things done faster, but also served as some smart advertising for devs; if a user liked what they saw with Instant Apps, they might consider downloading and installing the full thing. While you try out the game in this mode, you will see a persistent "Install" button which will let you install the full app whenever you want.

Managers of other Google units had begun thinking about gaming in "a very nuanced way", she added.

Back in December, Google had said in a blog post that new apps submitted to Google will have to target Android versions no more than a year old.

Appearing as an additional "Try Now" button next to the Install one in the store listing's page, Instant has already been implemented for some apps.

Instant apps are Google's solution. Allowing them to get a taster of the experience, make a judgement on whether or not it is something they would like to look at further, and are given an option to then download the full application from within the Instant experience.

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It's coming up on two years now since Google first introduced the idea of Android Instant Apps. Only SOME games will be in the Instant Gameplay collection right out the gate. Game developers, like other app makers, can struggle to bring attention to their latest offerings.

Google has just announced a great new service called Google Play Instant on the Play Store.

Android P, the next version of Google's mobile operating system, will seemingly block apps built for Android 4.1 and lower. Instant apps can also be useful to getting reluctant friends hooked on the same game.

It is limited to the aforementioned developers right now, but Google plans to offer it to more soon.

For now, instant apps will only be available to a select group of game developers as part of a closed beta program. This is to speed up the process of trying new games as you won't have to constantly install and uninstall different titles you may or may not like.

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