LG U+ IPTV in Korea adds cloud games from Ubitus

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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LG Uplus and Ubitus Extend C-games to IPTV with Half Million Subscribers; Already reached more than 500,000 IPTV subscribers in Korea to enjoy console-quality games from the cloud

SEOUL, South Korea — Ubitus Inc., the worldwide leader in cloud gaming, has empowered the Set-top Boxes (STBs) of LG U+ for use with C-games. From now on, other than smartphones, tablets and PCs, LG U+ IPTV subscribers can enjoy on-demand console-quality gaming experience directly from their STBs.

At initial launch, over 500,000 STB users with LG U+ broadband service subscription can indulge themselves in rich library of game titles, such as Super Street Fighter, Devil May Cry, Resident Evil, and Backyard Sports, and the number of users is expected to hit one million by the end of this year. Together with its global user base in the US, Japan and China, Ubitus will become the largest N-screen cloud gaming provider in the world.

Ubitus comes along with the proven commercialization records with other top-tier carriers and firstly enable MMORPG to the cloud gaming service. Ubitus GameCloud®, coupled with the latest media streaming and graphic computing technology, has successfully enabled more concurrent users, lower power consumption, lower in-game latency and more dynamic user interface to maintain original gaming experiences as if all happened on PCs or consoles.

“More than half-a-million users will be fascinated with the next-gen, big-screen, cloud gaming service, and Ubitus has partnered with global STB SoC solution providers for years to make it happen right here in living rooms,” said Wesley Kuo, CEO of Ubitus Inc. “Ubitus commits to deliver the most advanced and time-to-market solutions to integrate worldwide top-tier telco, device manufacturers and content providers into our proven business model of cloud gaming, and eventually to unleash premier streaming entertainment to more users anytime, anywhere.”