The e-commerce giant finally has its very own cloud gaming services.
On 24th September, Amazon announced its new cloud-gaming services called LUNA 2020 at 2020 hardware event; which has been rumoured since last year as “Tempo.” The e-commerce giant finally has its very own cloud gaming services.
Luna doesn’t have a release date yet or any announcement on international availability of services. However, US residents can request early access to the service starting today.
Luna will initially be made available on PC, Mac, Fire TV and iPhone and iPad (via web apps), with and Android Version which is planned for later launch. Amazon’s new cloud gaming platform Luna is powered by AWS, Amazon’s ubiquitous web platform.
Luna currently has an introductory price” of $5.99 a month during its early access phase(Rs 441). The service promises subscribers the ability to play Luna Plus channel games across two devices simultaneously and offers 4K / 60fps resolution for selected titles.
To access all the games on Luna, users are required to have a compatible game controller or a mouse and keyboard. Those who didn’t have it can get new wireless Luna controller priced at $49.99 during the early access period.
Amazon’s Luna new cloud gaming platform will have more than 100 games including titles like Resident Evil 7, Control, Panzer Dragoon, A Plague Tale: Innocence, The Surge 2, Yooka-Laylee, GRID, Abzu, and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. Ubisoft will also be launching its own channel soon on the service bringing in games like Assassins Creed Valhalla, Far Cry 6 and Immortals Fenyx Rising.
Amazon Luna supported platforms
* Windows 10 with DirectX 11 support.
* MacOS 10.13 or above.
* Fire TV Stick 2nd gen, Fire TV Stick 4K and Fire TV Cube 2nd gen.
* Chrome web browser version 83 and above.
* Safari with iOS 14.