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Here Are The Best Games You Can Play On Zoom and How to Play Them

Make Zoom meetings more fun with games!

Today, Zoom announced the launch of Zoom Apps that lets you integrate a variety of applications including games.

Yes, that’s right! Now you can play games on Zoom with your coworkers and friends directly through the video conferencing app.

You can get the games from the Zoom App Marketplace which has various games in it. This is why we have compiled a list of games to play on Zoom with coworkers.

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Best Games To Play On Zoom Apps With Friends In 2021

Owing to the pandemic that has confined people to remote work, there has been a massive growth in video conferencing apps like Zoom. While it working from can be comfortable, it can also get boring at times. This is where you can use Zoom games to enjoy a fun session with friends.

In case you are wondering which one you should play, here’s a list of the best multiplayer games on Zoom Apps Marketplace in 2021:

1. Heads Up!

You might have heard about Heads Up! before because it is the fun and hilarious game launched by Ellen DeGeneres and is now available on Zoom. For those who love playing charades games, Heads Up! is the perfect party game to spend time.

2. Team Games

We all need a break from work every once in a while and Team Games is the best way to take part in cross-team competitions and enhance your teamwork. This Zoom app offers games like Mini Golf, 8-ball, Match3 and many more and works perfectly if you have remote teams or teams across the cubicles!

3. Just Say The Word!

Just Say the Word! is a word-guessing party game on Zoom where players will have to get creative to make their team guess the right word. Think of it as the virtual dumb charades game.

4. Live Game Night Poker

Do you miss poker nights with your friends pre-pandemic? In that case, you should check out Live Game Night Poker which is an online Texas Hold’em poker game designed to be played in Zoom.

5. Gaggle Party

Gaggle Party is a Zoom Apps game that can accommodate 2-12 players and offers classic card games to drawing, acting, bluffing and deception.

6. Ask Away

Does awkward silence in online meetings bother you too? Now you can fill the silence with this icebreaker game which gives all the participants a fun opportunity to answer randomly generated questions. This can help people to know each other, especially the new members.

7. Werewolf with Friends

This Zoom game has a fun concept where players are separated into two groups: the villagers and the werewolves. The werewolves need to stay undetected as they eat villagers, meanwhile, the innocent villagers must investigate and discuss who’s the werewolf among them before it’s too late.

8. Meetings.fun 

If you are looking for short, fun, interactive games for your whole team in Zoom meetings, you should definitely try meetings.fun.

9. Dive

Dive is basically a social space for remote teams where you get to know each other, play games, and do other fun activities together — without leaving your Zoom meeting.

How to play games on Zoom Meetings

Follow these steps to get the above-mentioned games on Zoom and play them with friends:

  • Log into Zoom
  • Visit Zoom App Marketplace
  • On the left hand side, you will see a list of app categories. Here you need to select to open the gallery of games
  • Alternatively, you can use the search box to enter names of the games mentioned in the list above
  • Next, you need to install the game
  • Now start a Zoom meeting as you usually do
  • Click the Zoom Apps tab at the bottom of the meeting window to launch the game.
  • Once the host has configured the game options (if any) and set up the game, players will be taken to the room where they can play.

We shall update this list when more games arrive in Zoom Apps Marketplace. Until then, enjoy these games on zoom with your coworkers or friends.

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