WeChat rolls out Ver 5.1 and launches WeChat Games in Singapore

This launch is part of the latest WeChat upgrade – which also offers users with new animated stickers, group chats upsize of up to 100 members and more.

WeChat Games – a place where you can challenge your friends with fun and addictive games while you’re on the move.

WeChat Games – a place where you can challenge your friends with fun and addictive games while you’re on the move.

Gaming gets social with the Singapore launch of WeChat Games! Pit yourself against the best around your neighborhood with WeChat’s location-based service, find competitors nearby and beat the top scorers.

“The new WeChat upgrade opens a whole new paradigm of mobile social networking with the enhancement of existing features and introduction of WeChat Games which provide greater social interaction and sharing with their friends,” said Louis Song, Country Manager, Singapore and Malaysia, International Business Group at Tencent, the company behind WeChat.

You can now challenge your friends to a host of WeChat Games and gloat when you beat them with new animated stickers from the Sticker Shop. And the fun doesn’t stop there.

You can also share your life through pictures and personalised captions with StoryCam for WeChat – a photo app by Tencent.

Spice up any conversation and get your friends laughing by sending them stickers from the WeChat Sticker Shop.

For a start, check out the following games on WeChat Games.

  • Wreckless Racer (available soon). Gear up and kick start your engines with Wreckless Racer, a new speed racing game with cutting-edge graphics and heart-pounding actions.
  • Gunz Dash. Choose your favorite hero and embark on an exciting adventure in a fantasy universe. Speed through worlds and collect coins for a high score in this thrilling 2D animated, endless running game.
  • Craz3 Match. An easy-to-play but addictive game! Line up animals of the same kind for spectacular effects and speed up to the next level!
  • 2Day’s Match. Match two tiles of the same kind in this brand new casual puzzle game to clear your way to the top rankings. Challenge yourself and win the Crown.

StoryCam for WeChat

With festival watermarks, filters and real-time location based information, you can now personalize and share any moment.

You can also use your own words to describe the ‘what’, ‘where’ and ‘when’ of your photos with this exclusive app.

Download StoryCam for WeChat for free and start telling your photo stories.

Features of StoryCam for WeChat include:

  • Choose from five photo themes: Featured, Place, Weather, Food and Lifestyle.
  • Enhance photos with up to 13 free filters.
  • Receive and customize your photos with real-time location, weather and date updates.
  • Edit your location and stories.
  • Place watermarks wherever you want on your photos.
  • Share photos easily with WeChat friends, on Moments or by email.

Choose the latest and popular Chewyhams, Frog and Horse and Puppy Time stickers – with more being added, many of which are free!

Pit yourself against the best around your neighborhood with WeChat’s location-based service, find competitors nearby and beat the top scorers.

Pit yourself against the best around your neighborhood with WeChat’s location-based service, find competitors nearby and beat the top scorers.

Other features in the Ver 5.1 upgrade are listed below.

  • Host up to 100 friends in a chat with two select groups.
  • StoryCam for WeChat
  • Edit “Favourite Messages”
  • Register with email address
  • Gmail contact integration
  • Supports both iOS & Android

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