1. pygame-installation


Pygame is a Python library used to create video games and multimedia applications. Before starting to use Pygame, we need to install it.

Installing Pygame

To install Pygame, follow these steps:

  1. Open a command prompt or terminal window in your operating system.

  2. Type the following command to install Pygame using pip:

    pip install pygame

    If you are using Python 3, the command will be:

    pip3 install pygame
  3. Wait for the installation to complete.

Verifying Pygame Installation

To verify that Pygame is installed correctly, open the Python interpreter and type the following commands:

import pygame

If you see no error messages, Pygame is installed successfully.

Updating Pygame

To update Pygame to the latest version, use the command:

pip install pygame --upgrade

Uninstalling Pygame

To uninstall Pygame, use the command:

pip uninstall pygame

Important Points

  • Pygame requires Python version 3.5 or later.
  • Pygame is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems.
  • Pygame is not supported on mobile devices such as iOS or Android.


In this tutorial, we learned how to install Pygame using pip in a command prompt or terminal window. We also verified, updated, and uninstalled Pygame.

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