Protective measures by pandemic of coronavirus, including staying home, to limit the spread of the disease. During quarantine, people find various ways to spend their time happily, either by watching their loved ones Movies and series, or playing games on mobile or doing other activities with their family.
A video chat application, which allows you to play games with your friends from the same app, may be the answer to the boring hours you have to spend alone at home. It's called Houseparty and can be described as the best app for playing video games with your friends through video calls.
Now that we have to stay home, Houseparty helps us organize an evening Gaming with our company, without having to get up from our couch.
The app was released for the first time in 2016, but its popularity has been climbing lately, due to the coronavirus quarantine. In 2019, the app was purchased by Epic games.
Recently, the app has been launched from the 304th place in the Apple App Store and has become the most downloaded free app.
How to use Houseparty?
You will first need to download the application and then create a personal account. Then all you have to do is invite your friends, either by sending invitations or adding your contacts.
Once you've selected the friends you want to share the app with, you can see who they are on-line. The best feature the application, however, is that it allows you to play virtually games with your friends while making a video call with them.
Houseparty has a collection of great mini games like Chips and Guac, Heads Up, Quick Draw and Trivia. All games can include up to 8 players at a time.
Houseparty comes with unique add-on packs that can be used when one wants to add a new flavor to the games available. For example, you can add different themes to the Heads Up game in the app.
Finally, users can also send facemails to their friends when they are online.