Discord Makes It Easier To Join Your Friends’ Games

Over the years we’ve seen various apps used for communication in games. Skype was of course one of the more popular options at the start due to its voice calling capabilities, but later we saw gamers turn to the likes of TeamSpeak, Ventrilo, and so on, although in more recent times it looks like Discord is gaining a fair bit of steam.In fact Discord wants to make it so that games and its app are more integrated than ever, and have since announced a new SDK called Rich Presence. As far as end-users are concerned, this SDK will allow developers to make it so that gamers can join the games of their friends using Discord as a launcher, as opposed to having to launch the game separately.According to Discord, they have described one of the features of Rich Presence as, “Similar to party invites above, increase engagement by letting players request an invite right within Discord. After a confirmation, both players will be partied up and ready to play.” The Rich Presence SDK will also introduce other features like a

Discord makes it easier to jump into your friends' games

Gaming chat app Discord is quickly becoming a full-fledged social network. The latest move toward this is the ability to set a status for yourself and let folks know what game you're ...

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Engadget

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