Clubhouse begins testing an in-room gaming feature – TechCrunch

Clubhouse is testing a new in-room gaming feature on both iOS and Android devices, the company confirmed to TechCrunch on Tuesday. As part of the initial launch, the app introduces a game called “Wild Cards,” which presents a series of questions designed to spark conversation and help people get to know each other better. The game is currently only available in English.

To start a game on Clubhouse, you need to click on the “+Rooms” button and then select the “Games” option. You will then be taken to a social room where you can invite friends to play with you. Once everyone is in the room, you can click “Start Game” to start playing.

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Clubhouse provided a list of questions to ask during the game. For example, you may be asked to present your best idea for a film or series in 60 seconds. Or you may be asked to find a movie that the whole group loves in 3 minutes or less. Other questions may ask you to share the last five things in your search history or explain what type of dog fits your personality.

Live audio has grown in popularity amid the pandemic as people around the world have been confined to their homes. However, as restrictions have largely lifted around the world and in-person events have returned, Clubhouse may be looking to retain users by introducing new features not currently offered by other social audio products, such as: Twitter Sections.

The new gaming feature comes as a recently added Clubhouse a text chat feature into its language spaces, which are similar to what people might see on YouTube or Twitch. In-room chat is an optional feature, so anyone having a conversation on Clubhouse can enable the option when opening a room. The new option could be a way for microphone-shy people to join in the action in audio rooms without actually having to speak up.

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