The new feature Facebook is adding, Fantasy Sports like prediction games that will let the users guess what is going to happen in sports, TV shows and pop culture. The new games called “Facebook Fantasy Games” are rolling out first on the iOS and Android apps for the users in the US and Canada.
The games on the app available are Pick & Play sports, a daily sports prediction game that is made in with partnership with Whistle sports. In the upcoming months FACEBOOK plans to release additional games for TV shows like the Bachrlorette and survivor, sports leagues etc. You can also make your own public or private leagues if the person wants to compete with smaller groups.
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MAKING IT EASY TO PLAY WITH FRIENDS& FANS
The Facebook app in addition to public Leader boards players can create their own fantasy league and compete against friends and other fans. These leagues which are either public or private will allow members to compare scores to others in the league and provide a place for the members to share picks, reactions and comments.
GAMES LAUNCHING THIS FALL
Picks & sports is the first game launched in partnership with whistle sports. The fans will get points for correctly predicting the winner of the big game the points scored by the top player or specific events that unfold during the match. Building the streak of the correct predictions over the series of days the players can earn Bonus points.
Facebook FANTASY SURVIVOR
Each week fans will select the set of the castaways to be on their fantasy survivor team and answer the series of questions about the upcoming episode. Fans can received the points based on the events that unfold in the week episode.
MLB HOME RUN PICKS
During the MLB fans can pick the teams that they think will hit the most home runs during that days action. Fans can earn points based on the correct predictions and whether their team hits home runs and grand slams. With the extra points coming for those hit late in the game.
Season Long fantasy leagues are great way to socialize with the buddies you grew up friends from work or college, and so forth. Another game La Liga winning streak will let the fans pick one team they think will win for each match throughout the season but they cant pick the same team twice.
People on the iOS and android can discover fantasy games from the bookmark menu and in the news feed through notifications.