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2016.4.20

Ubitus Launched FINAL FANTASY®XIII on Chromecast in Japan

Cast your AAA gameplay from Smartphone onto TV Screen

【Tokyo】April 20 , 2016 --- Ubitus Inc., the worldwide leader for interactive cloud game-streaming technologies and services, today announced the launch of the legendary RPG masterpiece FINAL FANTASY®XIII Google Cast Edition, developed by SQUARE ENIX, on all Chromecast devices in Japan. This is the first of FINAL FANTASY RPG launched for Chromecast device.

FINAL FANTASY®XIII is the thirteenth installment in the FINAL FANTASY main series. The game has maintained a large fan base around the world driven by its graphical richness, sophisticated battle system, soundtrack and intriguing story. It brought Japanese RPGs into a wider international acceptance and popularity.

Users in Japan can now download the FINAL FANTASY®XIII Google Cast Edition app from the Apple Store for iOS or Google Play on their choice of Android devices without having to worry about the device’s performance or the app taking up too much space in their smartphones. The FINAL FANTASY®XIII Google Cast Edition app is supported by Ubitus’ GameCloud ®solution. The Ubitus game streaming service delivers instant console like experience on demand. The FINAL FANTASY®XIII Google Cast Edition app running on the Ubitus game streaming service works seamlessly with Chromecast, Google's easy-to-use dongle for streaming entertainment. Customers with Chromecast can cast their gameplay from smartphones to TV screens, using the smartphones or tablets as game controllers. Users will be amazed by the incredible gaming experience, streaming down via Chromecast through broadband connections from the cloud.

This launch comes with a time-limited discount offer for early-bird gamers to taste the flavor of the FINAL FANTASY masterpiece. During the promotional campaign period, the discount price for the first month is ¥1,400 Japanese yen (tax included). After the campaign the regular price will be ¥2,000 yen (tax included).

“Ubitus is proud to bring the exciting FINAL FANTASY®XIII title from SQUARE ENIX to Chromecast via our GameCloud technology”, said Wesley Kuo, CEO of Ubitus. “Ubitus is always committed to offering the best cloud solutions for a seamless gaming experience across platforms and devices. Collaborating with Google, we allow users to cast their AAA games from smartphones and tablets right onto their Chromecast connected TV screens. Game-streaming tears down the barriers and boundaries between game titles and device platforms.”

About Chromecast

Chromecast is a media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV. Simply use your mobile device and the TV you already own to cast your favourite TV shows, films, music, sports, games and more. Chromecast works with iPhone®, iPad®, Android phone or tablet, Mac® , Windows® laptop or Chromebook.

FINAL FANTASY is registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group.

About Ubitus Inc.

Ubitus Inc. has the world's leading game virtualization technology and cloud-streaming platform. It strives to provide a more pervasive gaming user experience using top-notch technology, allowing players to play the best games at any time and any place as long as they are connected to the internet. The services are compatible across devices, platforms, and networks. It doesn't matter if the player is using a smart phone, tablet, PC, or smart TV.

As one of the leaders in cloud gaming technology and game streaming services, Ubitus has entered into long-term partnerships with top-notch international game developers, becoming the agent for many classic gaming masterpieces. It has penetrated the Japanese, Korean, US, Hong Kong, and Chinese market. It has liaised with leading telecom service providers, online service providers, and game makers everywhere to provide services to local gamers.

The company was established in 2007, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. It currently has more than 140 employees, and has offices in the US, Japan, South Korea, and Mainland China. Since it was established, it has been generating record-breaking achievements in the global cloud gaming market and received widespread industry recognition in the respective countries.

For more information, please visit the website of Ubitus. www.ubitus.net

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