Awesome Find of the Week: Viber Games

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It is amazing how technology has evolved over the years. Fifteen years ago, texting was limited to boring characters. No pictures (you can try to create Christmas trees with the characters, though), no videos, no cute stickers! Today, everything just whets your visual appetite –  you can send and receive rich media files, cute stickers, photos and videos through different messaging apps. This made people connect with each other more and more.

I have tried almost all messaging apps available but most of them are just in my messaging folder – rarely opened, rarely used. Except for one.


I use Viber every day. I love its interface, I love Violet and legcat, haha!

Sticker 2


I love the colors and everyone is just using it (even our househelp does). When I was in corporate handling the communications team, I used Viber to do emergency message blast or announcements to all employees in the company. I get in touch with my friends in other countries through this messaging app and almost all groups that I am part of use Viber for our daily communication. The main difference is really the interface – people like something simple and at the same time, it has numerous stickers that can capture what you want to say to your friends!

So it’s a pleasure to announce another expansion to the app with the launch of Viber Games. Now you will not only experience Viber’s free messaging, HD quality phone and video calls, you can now pass time with Viber Games!

Viber Pop in Hands

Viber has partnered with leading game developers to bring unique gaming experiences to the platform featuring Viber characters and exclusive content. Initially released in Belarus, Malaysia, Israel, Singapore and the Ukraine late last year, Viber Games is now available worldwide.


The launch line-up features Viber Candy Mania and Viber Pop from leading mobile game network Storm8 and Wild Luck Casino from leading casual games developer, Playtika. The games were built using a new private API that allows users to sign in with their Viber ID to connect with their friends and contacts on Viber, send them gifts and brag about their achievements. Additionally, users will be able to send game invites via Viber, and see what games their friends are currently playing.

Games will take on the Viber brand look and feel, and feature many of the characters that have already become popular staples of Viber’s Sticker Market. The games will be promoted in the Games section on Viber and will be free to download via Google Play and the App Store. Access to additional features will be available via in-app purchases.

“Viber Games is the latest feature in our ongoing enhancement of the Viber platform,” said Michael Shmilov, Viber’s COO. “Whether users are bragging about their achievements, sending gifts or simply checking out what their friends are playing, Viber Games is another engaging way for people to connect within the app.”


“As a pioneering leader in mobile social games, we’re committed to partnering with companies that expand our reach and provide innovative player experiences,” said Terence Fung, Storm8 Chief Strategy Officer. “We’re delighted to be a launch partner for Viber Games, debuting two new Storm8 titles that bring to life Viber’s popular characters and offer a new level of social interaction among friends.”

“This partnership opens up a new channel for Playtika to introduce our world-renowned social slots to Viber users via a new game we developed specifically for Viber – Wild Luck Casino,” said Elad Kushnir, VP of Business Development at Playtika. “We are excited to take advantage of Viber’s existing communication channels to add another layer to the game experience.”

Three games are currently available, with more to follow in the coming months:


Viber Games_Candy Mania

Viber Candy Mania by Storm8

Sweeten your day with a delightful new game! Follow Viber’s popular sticker characters Violet and Legcat through the levels, as you match and collect candies in this sugar-filled puzzle adventure.


Viber Games_Viber Pop

Viber Pop by Storm8

The best bubble puzzle adventure game yet! Defeat the Evil Bubble Wizard and rescue little buddies. And, for the first time ever, you can play with your favorite Viber character, Legcat!

Viber Games_Casino

Wild Luck Casino by Playtika

From the makers of Slotomania, an authentic slots experience is at your fingertips with an exciting range of games to choose from. Play with your friends to win free coins and prizes, then share the good vibes by sending gifts.


Viber Games Features Summary:

  • Gift sending: Send gifts to your Viber friends; receive rewards for the more gifts you send
  • Leaderboards: See how your scores stack up versus your Viber friends’
  • Invite friends: Invite your Viber friends to download the games to play with you
  • Bragging: Tell your friends when you beat their high scores
  • Friend progression: See what levels your friends have reached in the game
  • See what games your friends are currently playing.

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About Viber:
Viber is a pioneering mobile messaging, voice and video service. Viber lets everyone in the world connect. Freely. Users can send free text messages, fun stickers, photos, videos and doodles, share locations anywhere in the world, make free HD-quality calls and communicate with Push-To-Talk. With Viber Out, users can make low-cost calls to any phone number around the world. Viber is available for iPhone®, Android™ phones and tablets, Windows Phone, BlackBerry®, Blackberry® 10, Windows®, Windows 8®, Mac, Linux and Symbian devices over 3G/4G or WiFi connections. With over 516 million unique users in 193 countries, Viber is constantly innovating by introducing new platforms and adding fun new features. Viber is a Rakuten Group company.

One Response to “Awesome Find of the Week: Viber Games

  • Ever since Viber has been a very useful tool especially to me as an OFW and knowing that it has its new features makes me happy. Way to go Viber! 🙂

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