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online game

Online games are computer games played over the Internet. Such online games can be played by a single person, several people can play together or against each other, and several thousand players can participate in a single online game.

If the online games are played via social media, they are referred to as social games. The objective of the games depends on the game genre. For sales promotion, there are advertising games, ad games, which are used in online advertising.

If online games are played with a few players, then the game clients on which the game software is installed can communicate with each other via the Internet or peer-to-peer networks.

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Englisch: online game
Updated at: 04.09.2017
#Words: 110
Links: computer, Internet, online (OL), vertical interconnect access (PCB) (via), social media
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