LinkedIn Introduces Gaming Feature to Keep Users Engaged

LinkedIn now offers gaming options like Pinpoint, Queens, and Crossclimb within its app.

  • LinkedIn now offers gaming options like Pinpoint, Queens, and Crossclimb within its app.
  • Players can access these games once a day and track their high scores, streaks, and see who else in their network has played.
  • The games aim to keep users engaged on the platform and are currently free to play.

LinkedIn has expanded its platform by introducing gaming options for its users. With games like Pinpoint, Queens, and Crossclimb, LinkedIn users can now enjoy a brief gaming session directly within the app. These games offer a variety of challenges, from guessing categories based on mystery words to solving wordplay puzzles and strategic placement tasks.

Players can access these games once daily and compete to achieve high scores and streaks. Additionally, users can compare their gaming activity with others in their network, fostering a sense of community and friendly competition. The introduction of gaming features is seen as a strategy by LinkedIn to enhance user engagement and retention on the platform, providing users with an additional way to interact beyond professional networking.

For now, LinkedIn is offering these games free of charge, making them accessible to all users. Alongside tracking individual progress, LinkedIn will also provide leaderboards for schools and companies, further adding to the competitive aspect of the gaming experience. As LinkedIn continues to evolve, the addition of gaming features signals its commitment to providing diverse and engaging experiences for its users.