BEIJING, Jan. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Cloud Union, currently operating the single largest cloud gaming platform in China, attended CES 2012 in Las Vegas.
Cloud gaming platform provides a new form of “download-free” and “install-free” game services via cloud computing technologies, which enables users to easily play high-end 3D video games, such as Crysis 2 or Need for Speed 14, on any of their personal electronic devices. Because all a game’s graphics are computed on cloud, cloud game service can go beyond a player’s hardware limits for a better and more enjoyable gaming experience.
Cloud Union exhibited cloud gaming products running on note-PC, set-box, flash webpage version and iPhone app as game controller. “Most of the electronic devices, as long as they can connect to a network and decode video stream, will be able to enjoy cloud game services. In theory, any game can be streamed to any device using CU’s technology, such as a notebook, TV, normal set-box, etc. We even connected PS3 with our cloud, so if Sony agrees, you can play PS3 on any smartphone and smart TV in China,” said Danny Deng, the CEO of Cloud Union.
As currently the single largest cloud gaming platform in China, Cloud Union has launched their services not only on PC, but also on TV platform. “We have made great progress with WASU Digital, which is one of the biggest IPTV operators in China, to enable every user to play cloud games in WASU’s network,” Danny said. “Compared to the US, China is very different when it comes to the internet as well as TV industry. We are already standing at a competitive position in the Chinese market, which the potential competitors, such as Onlive and Gaikai, may not rival easily.”