Tencent and Huawei partner for cloud games platform – Pocket Gamer.Biz
March 27th, 2020
March 27th, 2020 – 11:35am
Chinese tech and leisure big Tencent has teamed up with Huawei to construct a cloud games service.
As reported by Reuters, the 2 Chinese firms are collaborating and making a “co-innovation lab.” The platform is to be referred to as GameMatrix and shall be powered by Huawei’s Kunpeng processor. The duo will even be wanting into AI and augmented actuality applied sciences, too.
This is the third cloud games initiative that Tencent is concerned in. Back in February 2019, the agency introduced it was partnering with CPU big Intel for the Instant Play streaming service. Intel mentioned that cloud tech would “expand what games can be made and how many people are playing them”.
The following month, Tencent rolled out a check for one other streaming platform referred to as Start. The firm has additionally collaborated with peripherals maker Razer to create cloud games requirements.
Tencent has additionally mentioned it’s on the hunt for companions in South East Asia to make use of its cloud tech, saying that it hoped to capitalise on the success it has already had.
This story first appeared on PCGamesInsider.biz.
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