'Google Play Games' leaks indicate new social features

An APK update containing references to achievements, leaderboards, cross-game notifications, multiplayer functionality and more was discovered by Android Police. Google's Play Service 3.1.36, references parts of a new service called "Google Play Games," reports CNet

The platform is expected to be officially unveiled at Google I/O, the annual Google-hosted developer conference held in San Francisco on May 15 to 17.

Google has yet to hint at a gaming service for its Android platform, though it's likely an announcement will be made in the coming weeks.