【 Seoul, July18th 2012 】Ubitus Inc., the technology leader of cloud gaming solutions, and LG U+ Corp., leading telecommunications operator in South Korea, today announced the launch of first N-screen cloud gaming service, C-games in Korea. From today, LG U+ subscribers can enjoy hassle-free gaming experience with their smartphones, tablets, connected TVs, STBs or PCs anytime, anywhere over the cloud.
Partnered with leading game studios and OEMs around the world, Ubitus GameCloud® enables LG U+ to deliver on-demand gaming services to consumers on the devices/screens they prefer. To bring more games to the C-games service, Ubitus is also announcing the world first Game Development Kit (GDK) for Cloud Gaming in the LG U+ business seminar which allows developers to convert their PC games into cloud-ready within a few clicks of buttons.
“Ubitus is incredibly proud to bring instant-play cloud gaming service and GDK to Korea. It has always been our mission to support game developers to deliver on-demand gaming to everyone, everywhere,” said Wesley Kuo, CEO of Ubitus, “Other than mobile devices and PCs, we will further extend the service to connected TVs and STB later this year, as an integral part of the living room entertainment system. LG U+ users can enjoy seamless gaming experiences no matter they are relaxing at home or on-the-road.”
“LG U+’s superior LTE network, together with Ubitus’ innovative game cloud technology, unleashes powerful new entertainment possibilities for gaming enthusiasts in Korea,” said Byung-Wook Chun, SVP and Head of Service Platform BU of LG U+, “We care passionately about delivering the best content and most premium experiences possible for our valued customers; more exciting announcements about the cloud gaming service are soon to be released. We are excited to be working with Ubitus on such properties.”
“KGDA has been a leading organization representing tens of thousands of game developers in Korea”, said Seung-Hun Lee, President of Korea Game Developers Association (KGDA), “we are excited about the cloud opportunity for our game developers and publishers. We will work closely with Ubitus to support our members to best leverage the power of cloud to develop more attractive contents for the Korean gamers.”
LG U+ is a total telecommunication service provider formed by the merger of three companies, LG Telecom, LG Dacom and LG Powercomm in 2010. LG U+ pursues Korea's first nationwide 4G LTE and completion of All-IP network. LG U+'s New Vision is to be the World's best in "Beyond Telecom."
KGDA (Korea Game Developers Association) was founded in 1999 in order to protect the rights of and enhance the network among game developers. KGDA's mission is to boost game development industry through experience, information, communication from sharing with the members. Also KGDA hosted to the 『KGC(Korea Games Conference)』 and 『Korea Indie Game & Game Idea Competition』, and many other events.
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 5local offices in Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Guangzhou and Nanjing.