Facebook Messenger’s Hidden Basketball Game – Here’s How you can play

We all love to play games and it would be really fun playing on social networking platforms either via smartphones, laptops or tablets. Playing games on the giant social networking platform like Facebook is quite common. There are bounteous popular games on Facebook that are popular among which Candy Crush Saga and Farmville have exploded in popularity and gained massive popularity on Facebook over the years. Till now, you might have played several games on Facebook but, most users probably aren’t aware of the hidden secret game inside the company’s Messenger app. Did you know that Facebook has been hiding a Basketball game in the Facebook Messenger?

Facebook Messenger - Hidden Basket Ball Game

Usually, people think that the Facebook Messenger lets you send private messages and make calls. But, if you think so, then you are wrong. There is something deeper that you might not have noticed ever on Facebook Messenger. It has been revealed that you can also play a friendly game of basketball within the Messenger app. The hidden game on the Messenger is not the best online chess experience, but it’s a fun little Easter egg to play around with. Here is a detailed guide on how to play the hidden Chess game inside the Facebook Messenger.

What one can do with Facebook Messenger?

  • Chat with your friends
  • Send GIFs, stickers, and photos
  • Make video calls
  • Make payments via Facebook Messenger

Hidden Game on Facebook Messenger

Just in a term for March Madness, Facebook has rolled out an update to Messenger that allows you to play a basketball mini-game with your friend right from the conversation window.

How to Get Started?

  • To get started, you need to locate the basketball emoji, (Simply copy and paste,? if you can’t find it in your growing emoji list)
  • Send it to any of your friends with whom you wish to play the game. Then, just tap on the emoji to load the game.
  • You’ll then get a basketball placed in different locations at the bottom of your screen.
  • All you have to do is simply swipe up in order to toss the ball into the hoop. The goal is to challenge your friend to see who can get the most baskets in consecutively.

Hidden Baskerball Game on Facebook Messenger

  • Although, it gets harder! After getting 10 points, the backboard starts moving, and after 20, it moves faster.

We haven’t noticed farther than that to describe how much more difficult the game gets, so let us know if you’re breaking Guinness records for Facebook Basketball champ/Ultimate time waster.

This isn’t the first time the social media giant built a game into the messaging platform. Earlier, it introduced a chess game that can be accessed by entering @FBChess in the conversation window.

What’s your score guys?

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