Agawi CloudPlay Platform
Agawi enables its business partners to deliver compelling games on virtually any device. We work with leading game publishers, network operators, indie developers, online retailers and OEMs to deliver console-quality PC, MMO, social, mid-core, and casual games. Users can play their favorite titles on iPads, Android devices, Windows 8 tablets, smart TVs, PCs, Macs and more.
Agawi's CloudPlay platform combines low latency interactive streaming technology with a true cloud architecture to provide a high-performance, scalable, and cost effective solution. We support a variety of partner business models including purchase, rental, subscription, freemium, and try-before-you-buy.
Agawi's solutions have already been massively deployed in both mobile and desktop scenarios. Today, four million users in over 150 countries are playing thousands of social, mid-core, and hard-core games from leading publishers on their tablets, PCs, and soon TVs.
Features and Benefits
- Ultra-low latency interactivity: high resolution, high quality video
- Proven technology serving millions of users
- Instant game play—no waiting for downloads and installs
- High server utilization with multiple games running concurrently on widely available, non-proprietary cloud servers
- Cost-effective bandwidth optimization
- Patented touch gesture virtualization for cross platform game play
- Support for a variety of control devices
- Rapid time to market—no porting or game modifications required
- Virtually eliminates piracy
For large publishers that operate their own direct online retailing channels, CloudPlay can enhance your current digital download business by providing a "buy once, play anywhere" feature for selected titles. Users can choose the CloudPlay streaming option directly on your existing online stores, either as an additional SKU or bundled with premium packages. Now your users can enjoy their favorite titles wherever and whenever they want, extending your touch points with your users and providing incremental value with no additional development or porting costs. A variety of service hosting options are available including deploying on your own infrastructure, sourcing from leading third-party cloud service providers, or letting Agawi manage the service for you. CloudPlay's "next-generation" architecture eliminates the need for massive, up-front capital investments and can scale as your cloud gaming business grows.
Paid TV and mobile network operators wishing to add another significant revenue stream to their existing service portfolio can now use CloudPlay to enable a full array of cloud gaming experiences including casual, mid-core, and console-quality PC games. Subscription, rental, and purchase models are all possible. Agawi's client technology is available for leading SmartTV platforms and all major tablets, or can be customized for your own CPE. Provide a great gaming experience in the living room without the need for expensive console hardware, and extend your reach to the mobile environment with Agawi's proven solution for tablets. Cloud gaming can add value to your services, reduce churn, and increase brand affinity with a younger audience.
For indie developers that want to reach the large and rapidly growing tablet user community, CloudPlay enables PC and Web games on all major tablets without the need for porting. The tablet market is expected to exceed a hundred million users this year. Millions of users are already enjoying streaming game play on iPads through the CloudPlay platform, and, with our recent announcements, your games can now be played on iOS, Windows 8, and Android devices. Agawi's patented gesture control technology allows existing PC and Web games to be played on tablets without requiring extensive changes to your game code. A variety of business models are available. You can choose your own offerings and pricing strategy. Agawi will host the streaming service for you. With CloudPlay, you can now reach a new audience and generate significant incremental revenue with virtually zero investment.