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Digital Sharing for Apple Users: A Take Control Crash Course by Joe Kissell

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Broadcast and Share Games and Game Stats

I am not a gamer. On the rare occasion that I play any game, I do so casually and non-competitively. However, if you like games—especially if you like playing competitively with others—Apple’s Game Center offers an easy way to broadcast your information and share games with other people.

Game Center is both an app (for Mac and iOS) and infrastructure—if a game includes support for Game Center, the system can track your scores and achievements (showing how yours compare to others’), and facilitate inviting friends to join in multiplayer games.

Enable Game Center

  • On a Mac: Open Game Center (found in /Applications). If you see Apple ID and password fields, fill them in and click Sign In. (If you see your ...

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