JioGames, a gaming service, and Gamestream, a provider of cloud gaming solutions, have collaborated and announced a 10-year agreement that will give 1.4 billion Indians unlimited access to cloud-based gaming – JioGamesCloud. As a result, players can enjoy console-like gaming on multiple devices anywhere and at any time.
What does the collaboration aim at doing?
JioGamesCloud will use the Jio 5G network nationwide and support the expansion of the Indian cloud gaming ecosystem. For all players, Gamestream will add over 100 titles to JioGamesCloud’s collection. Each month, service provider will ass new games. Jio disclosed last year that the platform offers a variety of games, from AAA to Hyper Casual Games.
JioGamesCloud is a comprehensive cloud gaming platform that provides gamers access to a sizable and constantly updating library of games. From AAA titles to hyper-casual games, they have them all. There is something for everyone across genres, classifications, and age ranges.
With JioGamesCloud, players may play well-known games on their PCs, phones, TVs, and web browsers after only plugging in their internet. But first, gamers must sign up for a plan to enjoy full access to JioGamesNow’s extensive game collection. The corporation will later reveal the project cost.
Late last year, JioGamesCloud’s beta version was released. About 50 games, including Victor Vran, Shadow Tactics, The Uncertain, Flashback, Grid, & some others, are available in the beta version. Currently, in public beta, JioGamesCloud is accessible for free for a limited time on Jio Set Top Boxes, Android smartphones, & some web browsers.
What is Gamestream?
Gamestream is a white-label cloud gaming service company headquartered in Paris, France. They have developed over 150 games across various platforms. They have made a strong industry presence partnering with big names like Philips, IBM, Oracle and many more. Their aim remains simple, to provide cloud-based games, which according to many, is the future of gaming.
Thanks to its high-performance technology and selection of video games intended for family settings, it is the go-to partner for game makers, telecom operators, and hospitality businesses. Through its collaboration with JioGames, 1.4 billion Indians would have access to cloud gaming in India at all times and from any location.
How will the initiative benefit Indian gaming?
With this cooperation, JioGames will establish itself as India’s top cloud gaming provider when the country is becoming a significant player in the global market for video games. This agreement will set the standard defining cloud-gaming ecosystem worldwide by combining Gamestream’s technological know-how and expertise in the cloud-gaming space with Reliance Jio’s enormous digital reach and unmatched customer experience. With more games released monthly, Gamestream will enhance JioGamesCloud’s extensive catalogue with over 100 cult titles for families and casual players.
Cloud Gaming in India
India’s gaming culture has greatly benefited from cloud gaming. Cloud gaming services let users play games on a distant server and stream the action back to their device, just like any other cloud service. The market for cloud gaming was worth USD 306 million in 2019. And it will be worth USD 3,107 million in 2024, at a CAGR of 59.0%.
Thanks to the cloud, any system may become a powerful gaming machine, which is ideal for youngsters who are frequently on the go.
Cloud gaming is transforming the landscape in India thanks to the country’s digital native population, the “mobile first” craze, and the arrival of 5G. The millennial and current generation Alpha populations in India rely heavily on the cloud. The cloud is the absolute limit for Indian gamers, and they are all moving in that direction.
How to use Jio Games Cloud?
Jio Games Cloud has a respectable selection of games despite being in the beta phase of development. The steps to joining JioGamesCloud are as follows:
- Go to cloud.jiogames.com and, in the upper right corner, select Get Started.
- Select the “Google Play Store” button or the “Play Now” button in the “Web App” box on your computer. Then install “JioGames: Play, Win, Stream” on your Android smartphone.
- When finished, tap “Continue” when prompted to provide your phone number.
- Your phone number will receive an OTP.
- After the OTP is validated, you will be directed to the JioGamesCloud homepage, where you may begin playing.
With the rapid implementation of the high-speed, minimal latency Jio True 5G network throughout India, it is quickly emerging as the new centre for the video game industry, with the opportunity to reach one billion gamers. Gaming is one of the biggest digital services capable of boosting the economy. Every Indian will have access to a high-quality cloud gameplay experience thanks to this cooperation between Gamestream and Jio.