Release notes for Google Play Games on PC

Updates to Google Play Games on PC make your gaming experience more secure and reliable and give you new and useful features. Your Google Play Games on PC experience may also be affected by Google System updates.

April 2024 Update

  • Lets you create shortcuts for games on your desktop and in the Start menu
  • Performance improvements

February 2024 Update

  • Performance improvements

December 2023 Update

  • Performance improvements

November 2023 Update

  • Lets you change the maximum FPS by right-clicking the Play Games icon Play Games in the system tray
  • Performance improvements

October 2023 Update

  • Performance improvements

September 2023 Update

  • Lets you use an Xbox S|X, Xbox One, PS5 DualSense, or PS4 DualShock game controller with compatible games
  • Performance improvements

August 2023 Update

  • Lets you select your screen resolution up to 4K (press Shift + Tab in a game)
  • In specific regions, adds options within your profile to contact us or the Help Community for assistance
  • Performance improvements

July 2023 Update

  • Performance improvements

Mid-June 2023 Update

  • Performance improvements
  • Adds Game Search feature

June 2023 Update

  • Performance improvements

May 2023 Update

  • Lets you change the volume while you play a game (press Shift + Tab)
  • Allows for a limited experience when installed on a PC that doesn’t meet the minimum requirements
  • Includes a microphone feature for supported games

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