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Google Maps update brings Nokia's classic Snake game to everyone

Google Maps update brings Nokia's classic Snake game to everyone

Google said Snake would be available on its Maps app for the entire week. Microsoft has actually banned their staff from releasing any April fools pranks this year. It would also be available online in a web browser after the week it was available in the maps app was over.

Users are also presented with a world option, where you can pick up passengers from all over the map. This year Google has decided to make Maps the main platform of its gag. This time it has an interesting spin-off in the form of a Snake-inspired game Google Maps.

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As for how to launch the game, it's simple: "To start playing, simply open the Google Maps app, tap on the menu icon on the top left corner, then select "Play Snake" to get your daily dose of 90s nostalgia (boy bands, fanny packs and slap bracelets not included)". You will have the option of choosing from different cities, which are mentioned above. You get your selection of cities including Cairo, London, San Francisco, São Paulo, Sydney and Tokyo. Click this link to go play the game, and don't let your boss see you. The users can now play the classic old Snake game on their mobile and desktop version of the app. Try out this game and share your highest scores with us in the comments section below. Google made the April Fools' Day Google Maps announcement on its blog post.

Google says that the feature is being released to both iOS and Android users over-the-air.


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