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- Android’s Game Dashboard debuted earlier this yr for the Pixel 6 collection.
- It now appears Google is quietly rolling out the characteristic to more Pixel telephones.
- It’s doable the characteristic may discover its approach to non-Pixel telephones.
If you are somebody who likes to play video games in your cellphone and you are a Pixel 6 proprietor, then chances are you’ll be accustomed to Android’s Game Dashboard. Originally solely out there on the Pixel 6 collection, the characteristic is now quietly showing on different smartphones.
Earlier this yr, Android 12 launched a brand new characteristic for cell players known as Game Dashboard. The characteristic seems as a person interface that enables you to rapidly take screenshots, hold observe of your frames per second (fps), report gameplay, and even stream to YouTube immediately. You’ll discover it within the high proper nook of the display screen the place a controller icon seems.
According to Sr. Technical Editor of Esper, Mishaal Rahman, the characteristic was tied to SystemUIGoogle, unique to Pixel telephones, and solely enabled on the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro. However, Rahman stated that it appeared Google was engaged on a approach to carry it to Google Play Services.
By the time Android 13 got here out, Google had achieved the duty of constructing the dashboard part of Google Play Services. As a outcome, Android 13 ended up bringing the characteristic to the Pixel 6a. Now that Android 13 is more extensively out there, it seems that the characteristic is now discovering its approach to older Pixel devices.
According to Rahman, house owners of the Pixel 4 and 5 collection have began to discover Game Dashboard on their devices. If you need to see in case your cellphone has the characteristic, all you’ve gotten to do is go to Settings and scroll down and click on on Google. If you’ve gotten the characteristic, you will see Game Dashboard within the checklist under and you will be ready to flip it on.
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If you’ve gotten a non-Pixel gadget, there’s nonetheless hope for you but. Now that Game Dashboard is actually an Android 13 characteristic, it is doable that Google may ultimately allow the characteristic on different devices.