Google Assistant now lets you play HQ Trivia on demand .

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Okay Google, show me Scott Rogowsky.
Okay Google, show me Scott Rogowsky.

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Google can now help you prepare for your next HQ trivia game.

The search giant is teaming up with the creators of the popular trivia app HQ to create HQ University, a dedicated trivia game made for Google Assistant. The new game is now available in the Google Assistant app, Google Home speakers, and smart displays like the Home Hub.

To start, all you have to say is "Okay Google, get me ready for HQ."

No, the Google-enabled version of HQ won't let you play for cash like the live games. Instead, it's meant to help you hone your trivia skills in between games, and give you a way to play on your own schedule.

Each time you play, you'll get 12 questions that get progressively more difficult (and, unlike the live games, you can keep playing even if you get one wrong). Players will hear the familiar voice of HQ host Scott Rogowsky, as well as a new "A.I. Teacher’s Assistant" named Fredo.

The questions are meant to be similar to what you'd get in an actual live game, so that the extra practice might give you a better shot when it's time for the live game. For HQ, the new game also gives the company a way to keep people engaged in between live streams.

Google and HQ have teamed up in the past, but HQ University marks the first time HQ has expanded its signature trivia games to Google's own Assistant app. HQ also has a dedicated app for Apple TV.

"Games and Trivia are two of the most popular Action categories for Assistant users, so we jumped at the opportunity to help create a voice-first trivia game for fans of HQ Trivia," Brad Abrams, a group product manager for Actions on Google, said in a statement.

One of the breakout apps of 2017, HQ isn't as popular as it once was, but the trivia games still command large audiences. The app's themed quizzes can be a particularly big draw, with a recent Lego-themed show getting more than 600,000 viewers, according to the company.

h/t: Digiday

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