- World's first game streamed to consoles over cloud gaming on its release day
TOKYO, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- UBITUS, K.K. (Office: Minato-ku Tokyo, CEO: Wesley Kuo, referred to as "Ubitus"), the leader of cloud gaming technology, provided cloud gaming technology GameCloud® to the game "Assassin's Creed Odyssey" (referred to as "this game") published by Ubisoft Entertainment (Headquarter: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Managing Director APAC: Steve Miller) released on Nintendo Switch™ on Oct 5, 2018. It is the new game title to be streamed to gaming consoles over cloud gaming first ever, and third title Ubitus provided the technology to Nintendo Switch game.
By leveraging GameCloud technology, users can play this game through video streaming by simply downloading a small-size (40MB) APP from Nintendo eShop. In addition to enjoying high-quality performance and interaction rendered by Ubitus' GPU server, it also supports seamless switching among Nintendo Switch's TV mode, table mode and portable mode. As it is not necessary to download large-sized game data, users can begin playing the game immediately and also enjoy the game without worrying about device storage space.
Ubitus will continue to offer new game experiences to a broad range of users through the evolution of cloud gaming technology.
GameCloud is a registered trademark of Ubitus in the United States and/or other territories.
Nintendo Switch is the trademark of Nintendo.
© 2018 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Assassin's Creed, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Ubitus is the leader of cloud gaming technology, with offices in Tokyo, Taipei and Guangzhou. Ubitus develops and offers technologies and services that users can play high-quality games anytime and anywhere, distributing game applications on all terminals, networks, and platforms, such as game machines, smartphones, smart TVs, and personal computers.
Ubitus supports the global development of game companies in Japan and overseas in the long term, and develops cloud game business in cooperation with telecom carriers, online service providers and game developers around the world. Ubitus was founded in 2007, having about 100 employees. Official website is http://www.ubitus.net.
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