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3 Ways to Play Video Games on Roku, Android TV and Fire TV

Don’t have a gaming console? You can still play games on your TV.

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If you’re bored of watching content on your Smart TV, you can always take a break and play the odd game. While streaming boxes may not have the graphical capabilities of gaming consoles, they’re still good enough to run light games. These games can easily be played using your TV remote. In this article, we bring you the 3 ways to download and play video games on Roku, Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV.

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How to play video games on Roku?

How play video games on Roku?

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Step 1: Press the Home button on your remote and select ‘Streaming Channels’.

Step 2: Scroll down to the ‘Games’ category and select it.

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Step 3: Browse through the available games. Select the one you like.

Step 4: Select ‘Add channel’ to download the game you like.

Step 5: Once the game has been downloaded, it will appear on the home screen.

How to play games on Android TV?

Restart using the TV menu

Like Android smartphones, you can download video games on your Android TV from the Google Play Store. Here’s a step-by-step explainer.

Step 1: Go to your Android TV’s home screen and select Google Play Store.

Step 2: Scroll to the ‘Games’ section and browse through the games.

Step 3: Select the game you like and hit ‘Download’.

Step 4: Go to your home screen and select ‘Games’.

Step 5: This is where all your downloaded games will show up. Press on a game title to play it.

How to play games on Amazon Fire TV?

Amazon Fire TV Cube (3rd Gen): Performance

Step 1: Select the Amazon Appstore from your TV’s home screen.

Step 2: Select the ‘Games’ category.

Step 3: Browse the games on offer, and press ‘Download’ to save the game you like.

Step 4: Go back to the home screen and select ‘Apps’. The downloaded games will appear in this section.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I play video games on Roku?

Roku has a decent collection of video games in its app store. You can play games like Retaliate, Snake, Rainbow Dash, Air Hockey and more on Roku. To download a game, go to Streaming Channels>Games.

How do I get games on my Android TV?

To download a game on your Android TV, simply launch the Google Play Store from the home screen and select the ‘Games’ category.

Can I play games on Fire TV?

Amazon’s Appstore on Fire TV has an extensive collection of games you can play. Simply launch the Amazon Appstore on your Fire TV and select the ‘Games’ category to browse all the gaming titles on offer.

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This is how you can download and play video games on Roku, Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Since streaming boxes have a very limited processor range, you may not find high-end gaming titles for your TV. Most of the games on your TV’s app store can be played with the TV remote. You can also connect an accessory like the Amazon Fire Game Controller for a better gaming experience.

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