Gameroom is free and includes a good list of popular mobile games brought to the desktop.
After the company announced its plans to promote the game in and out of the social network, Facebook has made available t0 the public Gameroom , its application to access all built within the platform directly on the desktop games. A standalone application that the company announced a few months ago while endowing tool developers to integrate many of these games social network to the desktop.
Gameroom can be downloaded for free , but is only available for Windows 7 and later, so it appears to confirm that uses the features of Windows to run game as DirectX. Facebook platform allows the desktop to play imported games from mobile, games available in the browser that made the native popular social network and games for desktop created directly for Gameroom.
Although on paper may seem an alternative to Steam, the fact is that Gameroom is more focused on the casual audience quick and short game: the experience of mobile desktop without using emulators and integrated with the power and social functions of Facebook.
Now Facebook will have to convince developers to start taking games to its platform, as more than one billion users, the potential audience is far from negligible. And more with the VR Oculus, the Facebook also owns.