Accessing the basketball mini-game in Messenger is simple.Just send a basketball emoji and tap it. And that’s it: The basketball mini-game will then be loaded.
The mechanics of the game are also simple.
Your basic goal, of course, is to shoot the basketball into the hoop. But your bigger goal is to score consecutive baskets.
Just swipe the ball upward to flick it toward the hoop. The ball changes positions at the bottom of the screen every after shot. And as an added challenge, the hoop starts moving after 10 consecutive baskets.
The introduction of a basketball mini-game in Messenger comes just in time for this year’s edition of the annual NCAA collage basketball tournament, also known as March Madness