Facebook for Game Developers

Build, grow, and monetize your games across multiple screens

Every month, more than 250 million people play games on Facebook.com and on Facebook-connected devices.

Set your game up for success with Facebook’s services and best practices for games.

Overview

Facebook makes it easy for developers to deliver meaningful connections to their players’ experience, in the game and outside of it, with ways to let them play together and share great content.

Learn how to set your game up for success with a suite of tools and services Facebook offers to game developers on all platforms from web, tablet, and mobile phones, to console, PC desktop, and smart TV.

Game Services

Facebook offers a family of products and services that are particularly useful for game developers to build, grow, and monetize their games across multiple screens.

Sharing

Grow your game by giving people the right opportunities to share.

Game Requests

Let players invite their friends to a game, send in-game gifts, messages, or let them know it’s their turn in a multiplayer match.

App Notifications

Reengage players with short, free-form messages that call them to action or tell them about important events.

Measurement for Game Developers

Integrate on tools and features like App Events to learn more about your players and how they’re interacting with your game.

Platforms

More than 250 million people play games on Facebook.com and Facebook-connected mobile games every month. These tools will help you release games wherever your players want to play.

Games on Facebook

Building a game on Facebook.com allows you to deeply integrate into the core Facebook experience.

Mobile Games

Learn how to best leverage Facebook's social technology when building a native mobile game.

App Center

App Center is a central place for finding great games. Learn how to apply to get listed in this curated discovery channel.

Sample code

To help better understand different products and services available to game developers, Facebook maintains a sample game called Friend Smash!