Games on ChromeOS
ChromeOS devices have large screens and often have built in mice and keyboards, this makes them great gaming devices, for both web and Android games.
If you have an Android game published on the Google Play Store, it’s probably already being played by ChromeOS users today! Android games on ChromeOS include everything you expect from Google Play on mobile, including in-app purchases and subscriptions. While most mobile-centric games run just fine, to provide the absolute best experience for your users check out the topics in Adapting Android games to help bring optimized layouts, perfect input, and the best performance to your game.
Don’t have a game yet? Learn how to develop on ChromeOS – good place to start would be to try your hand at completing some of the game development tutorials in Unity or Unreal.
Get started on these topics
- Adapting Android games to learn about adapting your Android game
- Adapting web games to learn how to build interactive web games.
Topics in this section
Adapting Android games
Learn how to adapt your Android game for ChromeOS.
Learn about keyboard, mouse, controller, and stylus input handling.
Handling input changes
Learn how to handle input method changes while your app is running.
Large screens and external displays
Window management for games on ChromeOS.
Optimizing display size
Explains how to determine display resolution for rendering.
Architecture considerations like x86/arm support to take into account when publishing your game.
Optimizing multiplayer networking on ChromeOS.
Performance profiling on ChromeOS.
Optimizing usage of game engines for building on ChromeOS.
Adapting web games
Creating and optimizing web games for ChromeOS.