Source: Amazon will release rival Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud

Cloud gaming services have existed for about ten years, but only in recent years, large companies

became interested in technology. Google and Sony have already launched their platforms, Microsoft is just getting ready, and Amazon is running after it.

What is known

If you believe the source of CNET, then Amazon plansrelease its own cloud gaming service, a competitor to Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud. The Trading Giant already owns the Twitch streaming platform and even sells games with related accessories, so the company's plans are not surprising.

According to people familiar with Amazon’s plans,the corporation is already hiring employees from Microsoft. In addition, the company joins the Amazon Web Services team for the “new initiative”, which is also associated with the cloud service. According to the source, Amazon plans to announce and launch the service in 2020. The company even began to negotiate with developers, collecting a starting line of projects.

Amazon will have to fight

If the rumors come true, and Amazon reallywill launch its own gaming service, then the company will have to compete for the attention of the audience. Google has already launched Stadia, and despite a controversial launch, it can gain a foothold in the market. In addition, in 2020 a free subscription will be released, which will attract even more gamers. Do not forget about the PlayStation Now, which has fallen in price and replenished with new exclusive Sony games.

Project xCloud will also get in the way of Amazon’s service.which Microsoft is already testing in its native land. In addition, according to rumors, Valve is also developing its own gaming cloud service, so Amazon will have to work hard.

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