A comprehensive guide to using the Facebook Instant Games Plugin in Phaser 3.

Article by Richard Davey. Posted on 16th Jan 2019.   @photonstorm

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Zenva have published a new tutorial, which will be of interest to anyone wanting to get involved with Facebook Instant Games:

"Phaser is a fantastic HTML5 game framework that works on both desktop and mobile web browsers. Not only this, it is constantly getting updates and new features. One of the newer features is native support for Facebook’s Instant Games. This feature was added in version 3.13 and it is great! With this new addition, it is very easy to take your existing Phaser game and turn it into a Facebook Instant Game.

If you are not familiar with Facebook Instant Games, they are a newer type of game that can be played across Facebook platforms. These types of games are HTML5 games that people can play directly in their news feed or in their Messenger conversations on both desktop and mobile devices. If you are interested, you can read more about it here: Facebook Developers – Instant Games.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Facebook Instant Game Plugin for Phaser 3. We will show you how to access information about the player, how you can store data on Facebook, and how you can use other features like leaderboards."

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