One of the more welcome features of Android 4.4 KitKat would be its “immersive mode”. Basically what this does is that it hides the notification bar and the navigation panel as well, allowing users to enjoy apps full screen without any distractions, hence the the immersion into the app/game. Well the good news for Android gamers is that Gameloft, a developer of many popular mobile games, is considering adding immersive modes to its games in the future, thus taking advantage of the new immersive API that comes with Android 4.4 KitKat.
Gameloft has yet to confirm any of this, so don’t get your hopes up just yet, but we reckon it’s something worth looking forward to not just from Gameloft, but from other developers as well. It makes perfect sense for developers to take advantage of this API, but this would mean that big name developers such as Gameloft who have many titles under their name would have to update all their apps, which could take time. Not to mention this would require the gamer to own an Android 4.4 KitKat device, which at the moment aren’t that many yet.
Either way like we said this is something worth looking forward to in the future, but what do you guys think? Are you used to Android gaming the way it is, or would you prefer if developers were to take advantage of this feature?