Reliance Jio’s JioGames has signed a 10-year strategic partnership with Gamestream to roll out cloud gaming platform JioGamesCloud in India. The collaboration aims to provide 1.4 billion Indians with unlimited access to cloud gaming.
JioGamesCloud, India’s own cloud gaming platform, will enable console-like gaming easily accessible across devices. Harnessing the power of Jio’s massive digital network, JioGamesCloud is set to revolutionise the benchmark for gaming. It can be experienced best with Jio True 5G’s break-neck speeds. The robust 5G infrastructure that Jio has built across the country, sets a clear direction for the growth of cloud gaming ecosystem in India. To add to Jio’s True 5G connectivity, JioGamesCloud’s intuitive interface and multi-device presence will delight every gaming fan in India. Gamestream will enrich JioGamesCloud’s comprehensive library with over 100 cult licences for families and casual gamers alike, with additional games added each month.
Commenting on the partnership, Ivan Lebeau, co-founder and president, Gamestream, said, “This partnership is a major milestone for the company. We are known for our cutting-edge cloud gaming services in Europe, Asia and the Middle East and have been empowering leading companies to introduce cloud gaming for years – the technology is our heartland, and we know the incredible impact it can have. This 10-year collaboration with JioGames combines our end-to-end technological solution and our content licensing expertise to democratise video games around the world. With JioGames, we are shaping the future of gaming.”
JioGamesCloud is currently live in its public beta. As of now, JioGamesCloud is available free of cost for a limited period of time across Jio Set Top Box, android smartphones and select web browsers.
Meanwhile, Kiran Thomas, CEO, Jio Platforms Limited , said, “India is quickly becoming the new hub for the video gaming industry, with the potential to surpass one billion gamers with the rapid rollout of the high-speed low-latency Jio ‘True 5G’ network across India. Gaming could potentially be one of the digital services that contribute significantly to the economic growth drivers. This partnership between Gamestream and Jio will provide high-quality cloud gaming experience to every Indian.”
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