Google goes big for April Fool's Day with pranks and games

Google Maps Celebrates April Fool's With Twist on Classic 'Snake' Game

The first step to being able to play snake in Google maps is downloading the latest version of the app that includes the game. You can choose between Cairo, São Paulo, London, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, or the entire world map. The option will show straight in Google Maps.

Once you've selected a city, start picking up as many passengers as you can as your train travels around the world - stopping everywhere from Big Ben, the Great Sphinx of Giza to the Eiffel Tower. You get one point per person you pick up, and bonus points for each sight you visit.

Just touch the sidebar option on the left side of the search bar and the "Play Snake" option will be visible.

As part of Google's April Fool's day celebration, Snake can now be played in the Google Maps app, both on iOS and Android. So, be careful of what you read on the web today otherwise you might end being a victim of April Fools' Day.




The classic Snake game that made its debut on Nokia phones back in 2007 and achieved popularity not long after, is now available to all Google Map users.

Google Maps' new game can be played on Android, iOS and on desktops.

Another added: "WAIT? You can play Snake on Google Maps now?" Users should make sure the app is up to date with and they can find the latest version of the app either in Google Play or in the App Store. So this seems to be a bit of an annual tradition, we need Sonic next guys.

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