Snapchat Launches 'Snappables' Augmented Reality Games That Can Be Played With Friends

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    Snapchat today announced the launch of Snappables, which are new Snapchat Lenses that are designed to allow Snapchat users to play augmented reality games with their friends.


    Interactive Snappable lenses are located right near other Snapchat Lenses in the Lens Carousel and can be accessed by tapping the icon on the left side of the capture button.

    To use a Snappable, tap the Snappable icon and then follow the on-screen directions.

    Some of the available Snappables let you create a dance party or a rock band with friends, while others are more game-like in nature and can be controlled through facial expressions, touch, and motion. You can play a game where you fight virtual aliens, for example, and then send a Snap to a friend to play along.

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    According to a Snapchat spokesperson, Snappables are the beginning of a new type of augmented reality experience on Snapchat. Prior to now, Lenses have focused on transforming your look or the world around you, while Snappables are sharable AR experiences.

    In other Snapchat-related news, Snapchat parent company Snap is said to be planning to introduce new Spectacles later in the week. Little is known about the new glasses, and it's not yet clear if they will feature major design changes.

    Snapchat can be downloaded from the App Store for free. [Direct Link]

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  2. dan9700 macrumors 68020

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    Great way to have fun and be silly with your friends!
     
  4. er1c macrumors newbie

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    Wow FINALLY a way to feel more connected with my friends and share special moments that will last a lifetime!!!!!!!!
     
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  6. ArtOfWarfare macrumors G3

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    I have thus far almost completely ignored Snapchat. This might convince me to actually open. Maybe. My friends who are already on it will have to actually use it and invite me to do it with them or something for me to actually open the app.
     
  7. BruceEBonus macrumors 65816

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    Why not have a game themed with chickens and you catch them with your "friends" on the train like the chap pictured and no one present will in anyway think you are a Dumb Cluck participant. Great!
     
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    I’d love to see the estimated percentage of Snapchat users over 30.

    It must be less than 5% - and even then I expect my estimate is on the high side.
     
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    Played the Do You Even Lift, Brow last weekend. Pretty fun little distraction amongst my friend group.
     

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