【 Tokyo, Mar 21st, 2012 】Ubitus Inc., the technology leader enabling interactive rich media cloud services, today announced that more than 500,000 users have downloaded its cloud gaming service, G CLOUD, co-operated with NHN Japan over NTT DOCOMO’s LTE platform.
Launched on October 15th 2011, Ubitus offered popular MMORPG title Dragon Nest, and old time favorite console game Sonic Adventure through G CLOUD. It was the world’s first ever commercial cloud gaming service offering MMO and has quickly reached hundreds of thousands of download users within a couple of months. More importantly, it was also the world’s first commercial cloud gaming service that enables in-app billing that integrates directly with telecommunication’s payment option.
Ubitus GameCloud® Technology specializes in rendering games that require graphics computing on the server cloud and processes gaming media into streaming videos. Without any download or installation of the games, device users can instantly access the high quality cloud-based games by the pre-bundled interface. Currently G CLOUD is available among six LTE devices, including two tablets and four smartphones from four manufacturers.
The launch was a great success. Ubitus has proven to the world that its unique business model offers a win / win / wins scenario for everyone. Ubitus helps telecom operators with exciting value added content and services, helps device manufacturers with product differentiation and helps game developers and publishers with cross platform penetration on the bigger cloud market.
“Ubitus GameCloud® enables people enjoy high quality cloud-based gaming service, regardless of the performance of their possessed connected devices.” Said Wesley Kuo, CEO of Ubitus “After this market-proven achievement in Japan, we are now in positive discussion with many more noted studios to provide even more exciting titles to our cloud gaming platform.”
Onto the most recent development, Ubitus has launched two ATARI game titles on G CLOUD on March 6th 2012. G CLOUD subscribers can instantly experience “Blade Kitten” and “The UnderGarden®” via LTE tablets and smartphones.
“It’s our honor to announce the publishing partnership with ATARI. This successful deployment is the beginning of a very fruitful relationship between Ubitus and ATARI.” said Wesley Kuo, CEO of Ubitus “Ubitus will work diligently to provide the best user gaming experience through the advanced mobile network in Japan.”
Ubitus Inc., the technology leader in deploying Cloud-enabled rich media services, offers innovative cloud computing solutions for device manufacturers, wired/wireless communication service providers, telecommunication operators and digital content developers. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, the company now has 150 employees and 4 offices in Tokyo, Beijing, Guangzhou and Seoul.