PokerStars, one of the best known online poker giants and Facebook, one of the top social media platforms have come together offering free play games through social media, as announced by PokerStars on Tuesday.
The new PokerStars application on Facebook will look and feel just like the games you play on the reputable PokerStars.net complete with the favoured Zoom poker options. The application will offer experience points and levels, leader board, virtual items, achievements and challenges along with built in flash, all the features you would expect from a top social media game.
There are a number of gaming applications already available on Facebook, but PokerStars, being such a popular and reputable poker site is expected to take a majority of players away from the current gaming options on Facebook, increasing the competition.
The Beta Stage
Currently the PokerStars Facebook application is still in the Beta stages which means the application isn’t available through the Facebook applications, this is only while all the creases are ironed out and it has been tested to match the high level that PokerStars offers it’s gamers. PokerStars.net members can log in and help with the Beta testing using their existing information to find all they would normally find on the main site including tournaments and great game selections.
Once the application is up and running and meets the high demands of PokerStars, players will be able to transfer their virtual chips to people on their friends list and add the Facebook friends to their list, enabling them to enjoy a sociable game of poker through the top social media platform.
What To Expect
People have expectations on what to expect when playing any game on Facebook, PokerStars has worked to ensure that any player will experience the quality and enjoyability that they would expect from their main site, just using play money. Some of the highlights include the fact that there will be a large number of players, PokerStars is number one in the world when it comes to the number of players they have on their site at any time, they will also offer a customizable gaming experience where players can design their own tables from various themes, choosing the colour of the felt on the table to the deck of cards they use. Then there is Zoom poker, a very popular choice which is a fast version format.
Along with so many great features, players will also be able to benefit from the selection they receive when they become members of the main site which includes the ability to get game improvement tips and advice, unlock various trophies and enjoy rewards as they progress through the game.