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Facebook’s cloud-streamed games not available on iOS, iPadOS devices

Facebook has announced the launch of several cloud-streamed games in the Facebook app and in a web browser. However, the games won’t be available on iOS and iPadOS devices for now.

Facebook points out that it’s not spinning off a separate cloud gaming service. All cloud-streamed games are playable in the same way you play games now on Facebook — whether it’s in the Gaming tab or from News Feed. No special hardware or controllers are needed.

Why no iOS or iPadOS support? Facebook has this to say: “Apple treats games differently and continues to exert control over a very precious resource. Stay tuned as we work out the best way for people to play games when and how they want, regardless of what device they bought.”

(Dennis Sellers has been covering the Apple industry since 1996. In addition to“Apple World Today,” he also runs his own freelance writing/editing service. If you want more info about the latter, email him at

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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.