The short video app Douyin on Monday launched a mini game in its official game account, marking the Bytedance-owned platform’s entrance into the market of casual in-app games, Chinese media outlet Jiemian reported.

The mini game, dubbed yinyue qiuqiu, or “jumping ball of music” in English, can be accessed through the mini-program tab in the sidebar on a user’s profile page. It is currently the only mini program listed in the tab. Users can also find the link to the game in a video in Douyin’s official game account with the thumbnail (our translation): “Have you ever imagined that you could play games in Douyin?”

In the game, players control a headphone-wearing ball that’s jumping from building to building by tapping the screen according to the rhythm of the song that’s playing. The goal is to help the ball land on the center of each building.

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Tony Xu

Tony Xu is Shanghai-based tech reporter. Connect with him via e-mail: tony.xu@technode.com