Amazon has launched Luna, its own cloud game service for the Fire TV, desktop, and mobile platforms. In numerous ways, this service is sounds similar to Google Stadia, as it will allow users to play games that are streamed over the internet without download or install them.
At $5.99 per month (introductory value and will change), and available on Fire TV, PC, and Mac and on iPhone and iPad through Safari browser, Luna can stream games on two devices simultaneously on Full HD resolution at 60fps. The Android version and 4K resolution streaming at 60fps for select titles will be added later.
Since Luna works over the cloud a bit like Google Stadia, it’ll need quick and reliable net association to figure with. Amazon recommends minimum net speed of 10Mbps for Full HD games and 35Mbps to play in 4K. Luna supports 2.4 gigahertz as well as 5 gigahertz bands.
There is the most Luna+ channel, that is presently in early access, and includes titles like Resident Evil 7, Control, Panzer Dragoon, A Plague Tale: Innocence, The Impossible liar, The Surge 2, Yooka-Laylee, Iconoclasts, GRID, ABZU and Brothers: A Tale of two Sons. Subscribers to the channel will be ready to play at 1080p 60fps with 4K support returning in later and may additionally play on two devices at the same time. Amazon has additionally proclaimed a channel dedicated to Ubisoft. Through this channel, subscribers can get access to existing and upcoming Ubisoft titles, like Assassins Creed Valhalla, Far Cry 6 and Immortals Fenyx Rising on the day of launch. Choosed titles will be available in the final edition with DLC. Not like the Luna+ channel, the Ubisoft channel is restricted to streaming at one device at a time. No valuation was proclaimed for this channel however Amazon has plans for having a lot of such channels for alternative publishers and genres.
Luna can work on Fire TV Stick natively and on the PC and Mac exploitation desktop apps. It’ll work on iPhone and iPad utilising internet apps. Android support is presently not out there however it’s aforesaid to be coming soon.
To play the games, subscribers can use keyboard, mouse, or a Bluetooth controller that they already have. Amazon will also be selling its own Luna Controller. Luna Controller connects directly to the cloud through Wi-Fi, which Amazon claims cuts down on latency by 17-30ms. With this controller, you will also be able to instantly switch between devices as it’s not paired to any one of them directly. The Luna Controller will be available for $50 during the early access period.
To play the games, subscribers will use keyboard, mouse, or a Bluetooth controller that they have already got. Amazon also will be selling its own Luna Controller. Luna Controller connects the cloud through Wi-Fi, that Amazon claims cuts down on latency by 17-30ms. With this controller, you may even be able to instantly switch between devices as it isn’t paired to anyone of them directly. The Luna Controller is priced at $50 in early access .