The gaming platform in the cloud Google Stay has just launched, but the service has already been criticized by a bad selection of games, inferior performance and even overheating problems with devices Chromecast. However, these problems do not seem to be a concern to Amazon, as the technology giant is preparing to introduce its own service of streaming video games.
According to reports that cite inside sources familiar with the company’s plans, Amazon will announce a streaming service of games the next year, and has already begun to recruit staff of other prominent technology companies as it moves towards the launch. As expected, the plan is that the new platform, whose name has not yet been revealed, will integrate with the live broadcast streams from Twitch and other Amazon services.
Up to now, and despite their attempts, Amazon has had difficulties for a successful entry to the games industry. Canceled several games of high profile prior to its release, including a Breakaway, and allegedly fired dozens of developers during the E3 of this year, along with more projects cancelled. If we are learning something of the launch of the Stay, is that Amazon will need to have a robust platform and several exclusive games and high profile to attract players.
Amazon and Google will not be the only companies competing for your money in the market of streaming games for a subscription. Microsoft is also currently developing its service known as Project xCloud, which already has more games that Stay and that you will have schemes special control when played through mobile devices. Unlike its competitors, Microsoft does not market xCloud as a replacement for consoles, but as a service to complement them.
We will keep you informed as we receive more details about the upcoming streaming service of video games from Amazon.
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