Use gaming features on your Chromebook

You can improve your gaming experience with gaming features on some Chromebooks.

Important: The features below only apply to these Chromebook devices:

  • Acer Chromebook 516 GE
  • ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX55 Flip
    • The ASUS CX55 Flip doesn't support the RGB keyboard.
  • Lenovo IdeaPad gaming Chromebook

Use the Launcher to find and download games

  1. At the corner of your screen, select the Launcher .
  2. In the search bar at the top, search for a game title or keyword.
    • If you already have the game downloaded, select it to play.
    • If you don't have the game downloaded, you can buy it through other game services, like the Play Store and GeForce NOW.
  3. If you choose to buy the game, follow the on-screen instructions.

Change the colour of your RGB keyboard

To personalise your gaming experience, you can choose the colours of your keyboard backlight.

Keyboard backlight illustration

  1. At the bottom right, select the time.
  2. Select Settings .
  3. In the 'Personalisation' section, select Set your wallpaper and style.
  4. At the bottom under 'Keyboard backlight', choose your custom colour.
    • Tip: The default keyboard colour is based on your current wallpaper.

Find more games and offers

You can find games and offers and learn more about gaming on ChromeOS here.

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