LiquidSky who is a provider of high-performance cloud-based gaming, processing and remote desktop services has announced the launch of their premier Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) platform. What is it you ask? This one-of-a-kind solution uniquely solves the four biggest issues that have plagued other cloud-based gaming services: high latency, high cost, limited scalability and a finite catalog of supported games.
Personally, I’ve had some of those past cloud based game services, while at the time they were great ideas it felt like the companies in question were winging it at best. What’s different about this? LiquidSky lets gamers play the latest AAA PC titles nearly anywhere, anytime on a wide range of desktop and mobile devices, requiring neither custom nor expensive additional hardware. The company LiquidSky has already attracted over 400,000 beta users.
LiquidSky customers access their very own cloud-based “SkyComputer” – a dedicated high-spec Windows gaming PC with up to a terabyte of online storage – using almost any Android, Mac, Linux or Windows device. Requiring neither a proprietary storefront nor any custom integration, LiquidSky customers may download and play any PC game or high-performance application they choose from portals like Steam, BattleNet, Uplay and Origin. If a game runs on Windows, LiquidSky supports it! This is great, right? So far I’m interested in checking it out myself.
Another pus side is with data centers located globally, the company LiquidSky offers unmatched latency streams with resolutions up to 1080p at 60 FPS (frames per second). Another plus is taht LiquidSky also supports all major USB controllers, including Microsoft’s Xbox PC controllers, webcams, USB storage devices and microphones, delivering a smooth desktop-like gaming experience through state-of-the-art cloud technology.
“I was frustrated watching companies repeat the same mistakes and fed up with subpar experiences that were expensive, required proprietary hardware, or kept me from playing the latest gaming titles,” explains LiquidSky’s founder and CEO, Ian McLoughlin. “I was looking for a top-notch experience. Not finding one that fit the bill, I conceived LiquidSky to tackle the shortcomings that plagued other cloud-gaming services.”
Customers can purchase LiquidSky access via a pay-as-you-go plan for as little as $0.50 a “SkyCredit” (typically an hour of play) with a ten SkyCredit purchase minimum. The more comprehensive “Gamer” and “Unlimited” subscription plans currently cost $14.99 or $39.99 a month and offer 500GB or 1TB storage, respectively. For more information on LiquidSky membership plans, please visit https://liquidsky.tv/en/