Here’s how to play Android games on your PC

One thing a lot of Android users love to do is play games. However, sometimes you just might not get the chance to play games on your Android phone. Here’s an option for you: play Android games on your PC! It’s easy to do that, and there are several ways to do it. Here are ways to play Android games on PC:

Bluestacks: Android and Windows operating systems have the same function: they act as middlemen between your software and your hardware. However, they do this in different ways, which means that you cannot run an Android app on Windows OS. That’s where Bluestacks comes in. Bluestacks is an emulator, which sits on top of the host operating system and runs a version of the guest operating system.

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Note that it won’t always work. Emulators in general are amazing in emulating Android on Windows, but there are some functions that your emulator cannot do. For example, some games require camera but some emulators cannot use the camera. So there you have it. The best option you have is playing the games on your Android smartphone. But hey, Bluestacks promises 96 percent app compatibility and 86 percent games compatibility, so it’s worth a try.

Here’s what to do: go to Bluestacks.com and download the app. Give it a place to store data, then allow it to install. That’s all. When you launch Bluestacks for the first time, it will ask you to allow App Store use. You’ll also need to provide your Google Account details. When you do that, you can start playing Android games on your PC within the Bluestacks window.

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There’s another option if you don’t want Bluestacks. You could install ARC Welder, which puts an app runtime inside Chrome on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. All you need to do is input the APK file of the game you want.

One thought on “Here’s how to play Android games on your PC

  • September 19, 2017 at 6:47 am
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    I have used both in the past, but I preferred the Arc Welder to Bluestacks at that time. There were times apps wouldn’t open up on Bluestacks which made me delete it.

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