By Paul Morris | November 30th, 2016
Here’s how to download, install and play Android games on your Windows 10 PC, be it a desktop computer, laptop or a hybrid.
Have you ever downloaded a game on your Android-powered smartphone or tablet and become so immersed in that you simply don’t want to put it down? Have you ever found an Android game that is so addictive and enjoyable that you wish you could get that game on your PC in order to have a more enjoyable gaming experience on a bigger screen?
Well, what once may have seemed impossible is now actually very possible thanks to the Nox App Player which is essentially an Android emulator, but one that is as simple as an emulator could possibly get and is optimized for gaming.
Hardware-based solutions like the Nvidia Shield tablet, or software solutions like Remotr, have long allowed gaming fans to play desktop games on a smaller, mobile device, but this is a direct inverse of that solution. And if you think that Nox App Player is a emulator that takes weeks to get up to speed with, or that it takes a lot of technical knowledge to actually work out how to use it and get those Android games up and running on a PC, you’ll be wrong.
The developers of the Nox App Player have really made the experience as simple as possible. Simply download and install the app onto your Windows machine, launch it as you usually would, and navigate through the emulated Android world just like you would on a smartphone or tablet. In fact, the whole experience feels as “native” as possible, meaning that there’s literally zero barrier to actual usability. The only thing to remember is that taps and swipes are replaced by activity from the mouse rather than a finger on a touchscreen.
When you actually get into the experience, you can instantly understand why it’s been done. A larger screen really allows you to immerse yourself in the games that you love but were otherwise only available on a tablet or smartphone. There’s also the fact that keys can be mapped to your own style to instantly allow the game to benefit from a keyboard experience.
And of course, if you actually look at the bigger picture, you come to the understanding that Nox is actually more than just an ability to play games on a PC. It’s an emulation of the full Android experience, but one that is limited to Android 4.2.2, so some apps may run into compatibility issues.
Head over to bignox.com right now to download Nox App Player on your Windows-powered PC for free and start playing your favorite Android games on the big screen.