An update to Google Play Services is now being released to devices worldwide. This release will be more of interest to developers than end users, but there is actually quite a lot here. In addition to some updates to Play Games services and the Drive API, Google has brought Analytics, Tag Manger, and a new Address API into the fold as well.
Google Play Games
The big story here is the addition of game gifts.
- [I/O 2013] Google Officially Launches Play Games, Brings Achievements, Game Sync, Leaderboards And More
- Google Play Services Can Now Be Installed Manually From The Play Store
- [I/O 2013] New APIs For Location, Single Sign-On, And Google Cloud Messaging
- [GDC 2014] Google Announces New Game Developer Tools And Game Gifting (But Not The Kind You Were Hoping For)
Google Play Services 4.3 Rolling Out Worldwide, Brings Game Gifts, New APIs And More was written by the awesome team at Android Police.