Kongregate Arcade app gets updated, brings multiplayer challenges and more

Kongregate has just released version 2.0 of their Android app where you can play Android optimized games from Kongregate as well as all the community features you can handle. This new update brings some great new features including multiplayer challenges, messaging and more.

There are a few big changes to the Kongregate Arcade app which brings some great features to the app. Multiplayer challenges allow players to challenge their friends to games in order to see who is better at them, competing for high scores. You will also be able to get real-time score comparisons as well in case you need to make sure you are better than all your friends are at any particular Kongregate game for Android.

Slap on a new messaging feature into the app as well and this brings a whole new competitive, and social, experience to the app. The messaging features are pretty much identical to the messaging tools found on the actual Kongregate site as well so there is no trimming of features for the Android version. You can check out the press release below for more details or you can go update the app now and challenge your friends.

If you don’t have it yet, it’s well worth getting considering now there are over 575 games available to play through it on your Android device for free.

Developer Website: Kongregate

Android Market Link: Kongregate Arcade


Kongregate Arcade 2.0 Adds Multi-Player Challenges and Messaging to World’s Largest Flash Game Library

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kongregate (, one of the leading free browser based game sites with more than 14 million monthly unique visitors, today launched an upgraded version of its hugely popular Kongregate Arcade, the world’s largest collection of free mobile games for Android using Adobe® Flash® Player. In addition to a growing library of more than 575 popular games, Kongregate Arcade 2.0 boasts several new social features. Players can now challenge their friends to compete in specific games, view real-time score comparisons, message friends and even earn GameStop® PowerUp Rewards™ points.

“We’re proud to be one of the highest rated gaming applications on the Android Market,” said Jim Greer, CEO of Kongregate. “The enhancements we’ve made to Kongregate Arcade 2.0 enable gamers to directly challenge their friends in hundreds of games, adding a new competition layer to an already addictive gaming experience.”

With the advent of these new social features, what was once a largely single-player app becomes a rich multi-player experience. Players can now invite friends and family to compete for high scores, and see where they stack up on the leaderboards in real time. Kongregate Arcade 2.0 also offers users the same suite of messaging tools that members have come to love on

In addition to these great enhancements, Kongregate’s parent company, GameStop (NYSE: GME), is adding even more value with unique point-earning opportunities for members of its loyalty program. GameStop’s 13 million PowerUp Rewards™ members will be able to play and score points on Kongregate and Kongregate Arcade that can be redeemed for a wide variety of rewards on

Kongregate Arcade currently enjoys a 4.6 star rating on the Android Market, and can be found pre-loaded on a variety of handsets and tablets from major manufacturers. Kongregate’s library of mobile optimized flash games has doubled since the application’s launch in January thanks to the support of’s 8,500 member developer community. With more than 7 million game plays and nearly 500,000 badges awarded, Kongregate Arcade offers one of the richest gaming experiences for Android devices.

Kongregate Arcade 2.0 provides developers with a viable platform to design and showcase their games while also providing a promotional vehicle through parent company GameStop’s more than 6,500 stores.

About Kongregate

Kongregate is a leading browser-based game site with over 14 million monthly unique visitors who spend more than 28 million hours playing per month. As part of the GameStop Corporation network, the site features a unique community and social platform including achievements, profiles, chat, messaging, forums, and levels, which unifies over 46,400 games into a cohesive and addicting experience. Kongregate shares revenue from advertising and virtual goods directly with more than 10,000 developers who have uploaded games to the site. Advertisers include brands like Electronic Arts, Sony Pictures, Sprint, Frito Lay, Axe, Xbox 360, Nokia, and Toyota. While all games on Kongregate are free, the site also features a virtual currency called kreds, which can be used to unlock additional features in some games. Based in San Francisco, CA, the company was founded in 2006 by brother-and-sister team Jim Greer, a game industry veteran, and Emily Greer, an interactive marketing executive.

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