For the AR fans out there, Google didn’t forget about you during its Made by Google event. The newly renamed Playground app — previously as AR stickers — brings in detailed new objects that users can interact and play with through their phone’s camera app. Google is dividing the newly designed AR objects into different categories such as Signs, Pets, Sports and Weather and naming each as Playmoji. For each of these, we have a complete APK available right ahead. To run these, make sure you latest revision of AR Core and also Playground main app (AR Stickers) installed.
On stage, during Made by Google event held recently, reps showed off how Iron Man and and the Incredible Hulk can interact with each other in a scene set by directly by you on your phone through Playground. Movie / comic inspired animations would be arriving soon but till then, here are all the Playground apps that you can utilize. Once you install the new APK files, you can access them through your Camera app just as you accessed AR Stickers. The app is built into the Pixel camera and will also be available for older Pixel handsets. Keep reading ahead to download all new Google Playground APK files.
One feature Google announced in 2017 was AR Stickers, and this year they have been renamed to ‘Playground‘ with four new packs now available on the Play Store. In addition to the new name, Google has redesigned the interface for placing virtual stickers in your photos and videos. Instead of a carousel at the top of the screen, the various characters can now be selected just above the capture button.
Download Google Playground APK
Google is classing each pair of objects into different apps which they call Playmojis. All of the currently available ones are listed below. For these to work, make sure to have latest ARCore and Playground main app installed.
Installing these APK files are very simple just like installing any other APK file manually on an Android phone. With these four APK files you will have, Playground Signs, Weather, Pets and Sports. You can choose to install all or even stick to the ones you like.
Do let us know about your experience with Playground on your smartphone in the comments below.