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Nokia’s iconic Snake game is now on Facebook. But there’s a catch

Snake is back, not just on the Nokia 3310 but also on Facebook Messenger.

tech Updated: Feb 27, 2017 11:10 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Nokia’s snake game is available on Facebook’s Messenger.
Nokia’s snake game is available on Facebook’s Messenger.(Photo: Nokia)

Everyone’s favourite time sink Snake is back. Not just on the new Nokia 3310 but also on Facebook Messenger. The game was brilliant as much for its simplicity as for its addictive capacity. So even if you don’t plan on buying the new Nokia 3310, you still have a chance to play it. But there’s a catch.

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It is not available in India. Indians may have to wait a bit before they can play the game because Facebook Messenger in India does not yet support the Instant Games feature.

Unlike the refreshed mobile version which features colours, a new logo and slicker graphics the Facebook version is a call back to the old-school green- tinged monochromatic style.

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The Instant Games feature of Facebook Messenger allows users to challenge each other to games such as Words With Friends, Space invaders, Pac-Man, etc.

But for now, all we can do is update the app, and wait.

First Published: Feb 27, 2017 11:08 IST

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