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Cloud gaming reaches Samsung smart TVs

Samsung Cloud Gaming, developed in partnership with Gaikai, a cloud-based video game platform provider, will stream a mix of family-friendly and AAA video games directly to owners of 2012 Samsung LED 7000 series and up Smart TVs in the US, reports.

Introduced during the E3 event in Los Angeles, Samsung Cloud Gaming gives Smart TV users instant access to some of the video game industry’s biggest titles, without any need to download, install or patch/update games.

“Samsung is excited to deliver this revolutionary gaming experience that takes advantage of all the benefits of cloud-computing, all on the central screen of the home–Samsung Smart TV,” said Kyung-shik Lee, VP, visual display business at Samsung Electronics.

 “We could not be more thrilled to be working with Samsung, the world’s leader in consumer electronics,Samsung Cloud Gaming will greatly expand the reach of the best games our industry can provide, then make them just as accessible as movies, TV shows and music.” said David Perry, CEO of Gaikai.

Gaikai is an interactive cloud platform that provides its partners with the ability to deliver video game and software application experiences instantly to any internet-connected device. Gaikai’s offers its global cloud streaming network as a fully managed service and is live in 88 countries with partners.