PayTM First Games is an all-in-one gaming app for people who love card games, fantasy sports, sports, trivia, tournaments, and everything entertainment. The platform markets itself by claiming that the users can win up to INR 5 crore PayTM cash every day.
- User Interface
- User Experience
- In-game graphics
- No instructions in some games
- Not so good gratification in some cases
From the logo to the opening of the app, everything looks a little premium. Also, the color choice has been good for that matter because the colors used in the app are good and look eye-catchy in some places.
PayTM First Games offers a good look and feel right from when you open the app. Even the simplest of things like the game loading symbol has been replaced with a star with golden loading color running around the frame. The app has a well laid out interface that is easy to use. Therefore, the app monetizes through a lot of in-game ads. They may suddenly pop up when you complete a level and wait for the next one to load. Though these apps are skippable, they certainly break the flow and the game experience (especially viewing ads for primary school education when you are the manager in a company). The monetization comes at the expense of user experience. A good part of the app is that it offers you a new set of games every time you want to exit the game that you are playing.
The platform boasts of having over 300 games can be played alone or with others in real-time which includes games of all genres. Here, the platform has a fast-paced arcade, fun and action, fantasy, racing, sports, puzzle, board, and card games. Also, the app offers decent in-game graphics with playing instructions available for a select few games. Not all games offer a free practice arena or practice game and it may take a game or 2 for the player to understand how to play it. This might also spoil the user experience if you have bet money on that game and you don’t even know how to play it. The use of a ‘star’ game currency to play some games is confusing and you might have to understand it’s ‘usage’ and ‘how to earn’ part separately.
The user gets INR 50 as a bonus when you signup which is good enough to lure you into gaming on the app. The PayTM cash that can be won while playing the apps is good in some while low in the others.
The app offers a good user interface and experience with a clean layout that is easy to understand. However, the app tries to present itself as a premium and a better platform than the others in the market, and also, they succeed in doing so by offering a better overall experience. But, it offers decent in-game graphics and good color schemes across.