How to Add Facebook Instant Games Interstitial and Video Ads with 2DKit Tutorial

How to Add Facebook Instant Games Interstitial and Video Ads with 2DKit

This tutorial will show you how to use interstitial and rewarded video ads to monetize your Facebook Instant Games with 2DKit.

“You can monetize your game by showing ads to your players. There are currently two formats of Audience Network ads integrated with Instant Games: Rewarded Videos and Interstitial Ads. This section will guide you through the process of integrating Ads Monetization with your Instant Game.”

https://developers.facebook.com/docs/games/instant-games/guides/ads-monetization

How to Add Facebook Instant Games Social Features like Sharing with 2DKit Tutorial

How to Add Facebook Instant Games Social Features like Sharing with 2DKit

This tutorial will show you how to add social features like sharing to your Facebook Instant Games with 2DKit.

“You enable your players to share a game’s meaningful moments. The SDK call works similar to the Custom Updates call above, but instead of updating content in the current conversation, the method FBInstant.shareAsync() prompts the player to share the moment elsewhere.”

https://developers.facebook.com/docs/games/instant-games/rich-gameplay-features

With Instant Games there are many ways to enable social interaction between your players. Below you can find detailed information about each one of these features.

  1. Custom Updates
  2. Custom Sharing
  3. Connected Players
  4. Changing Contexts
  5. Game Bots

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How to Create Multiplayer Facebook Instant Games with 2DKit Tutorial

How to Create Multiplayer Facebook Instant Games with 2DKit

This tutorial will show you create multiplayer games for the Facebook Instant Games platform with 2DKit.

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Creating Facebook Instant Games with 2DKit

Easily Create Facebook Instant Games with 2DKit

Facebook Instant Games Benefits

  • Get your 2DKit games on Facebook Instant Games platform in minutes

  • Monetize and distribute your games to more  than 1 billion users

  • Use 2DKit’s FBInstant SDK to easily add features like sharing, leaderboards, analytics, localization, and multiplayer to your games

  • Lightweight HTML5 game engine footprint (~100 KB!) enables games to load almost instantly

2DKit Facebook Instant Games Overview

Facebook’s Instant Games platform is a great opportunity to monetize and distribute your games to over 1 billion users using the tools and experience you already have as game developers.

HTML5 game developer, FRVR, is a good example of the potential of the platform.  Their game Basketball FRVR, is on track to make over 7-digits in ad revenue annually, and has been played over 4.2 billion times.  You can read more about their story here–

https://developers.facebook.com/success-stories/frvr/

The goals of Facebook’s new platform align perfectly with what 2DKit was created to do–enable the creation premium quality cross-platform gaming content that can reach and monetize the largest audience possible.

2DKit Facebook Instant Games Features

  • Monetize with rewarded video and interstitial ads

  • Reach wider Lightweight audience leveraging 2DKit’s optimized file sizes and fast Canvas performance

  • Automatically preview locally in the Facebook Embedder

  • Automatically upload and publish to Facebook’s web hosting

  • Auto-initialization for FBInstant platform

  • FBInstant SDK is completely supported with code completion and navigation in your favorite code editors

  • Tutorials and samples to learn about working with FBInstant features

  • Streamlined project configuration process

  • Easily setup existing 2DKit projects for Facebook Instant Games platform

  • Turn-key visual components make developing Instant Games easy (eg. Leaderboard display)

Get Started with 2DKit Facebook Instant Games in Minutes

You can get an existing 2DKit game running on the Facebook Instant Games platform in a few minutes with the following 4 steps.

1) Add the Facebook app_id and upload_token to your 2DKit.yaml.

2) Call System.initPlatformSDK().  (Only needed for code-only projects.)

3) Run the command 2dk run fbinstant to preview your game locally.

4) Run the command 2dk publish fbinstant to upload your game and then push it to production in the dashboard.

Check out the quick start guide for everything you need to get started with using 2DKit to make and publish Facebook Instant Games.

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How to Add Facebook Instant Games In-App Purchases with 2DKit Tutorial

How to Add Facebook Instant Games In-App Purchases with 2DKit Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to use in-app purchases to monetize your Facebook Instant Games with 2DKit.

“Instant Games In-App Purchases (IAP) provides a way for developers to to leverage micro-transactions in their Instant Games on Facebook.com and Messenger for Android. Developers will be able to immediately test IAP in their games. Once a game has passed through In App Purchase review, players will be able to make purchases on Android and Facebook.com.”

https://developers.facebook.com/docs/games/instant-games/guides/in-app-purchases

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Facebook Instant Games Tutorial Example

This 2 minute Facebook Instant Games video shows how to create and publish a Slingshot Birds game.

HTML5 Game Engine for Facebook Instant Games

  • Get your 2DKit games on Facebook Instant Games platform in minutes

  • Monetize and distribute your games to more  than 1 billion users

  • Use 2DKit’s FBInstant SDK to easily add features like sharing, leaderboards, analytics, localization, in-app purchases and multiplayer to your games

  • Lightweight HTML5 game engine footprint (~100 KB!) enables games to load almost instantly

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