Facebook is in for the joyride of their lives

Jetpack JoyrideJetpack Joyride the game with many addicted followers breaking into labs is now on Facebook in a beta version. This immensely popular iOS game from Halfbrick has attracted an ardent following on iOS and its release on Facebook will introduce it to all the non-iOS folks who may now compete against each other to attain the highest Jetpack Joyride scores.

This game from Halfbrick the folks behind the very popular Fruit Ninja franchise, is an interesting role playing exercise where you as Barry Steackfries have to sneak into a laboratory and pinch a jetpack. Once you do so, one touch controls let you pilot the jetpack to pick up coins and power ups while you dodge lots of obstacles.

This Facebook version of Jetpack Joyride will include the newest upgrades that have been released only two weeks ago. Allowing you to use coins earned in the game to buy various gadgets like boots with springs or missiles that are easy to dodge and customize Barry’s clothes, his shoes, and his jetpack. You can even take in-game screenshots that you can share on Facebook immediately. Additionally the very social nature of Facebook allows you to compete with your friends much more easily than you do on the iOS as you do not need an iOS Games Center Account. The game automatically loads the leader board, recognizing your progress and mission goals you accomplished after each attempt allowing you to see how you are faring.

The game also allows you to make microtransactions so that you may get upgrades quicker. This is where Halfbrick hope to make their money. As this game is free to play, it is through allowing you to buy coins rather than winning them that the game makes money for its inventors.

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