Capcom to Reach a Broader Audience via Gaikai
LOS ANGELES, USA – July 5th, 2011 – Gaikai Inc., the innovative cloud-based, game streaming service today announced the signing of an agreement with leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, Capcom Entertainment, Inc.
Gaikai’s cloud streaming service will be utilized to power selected future Capcom titles to deliver high end gaming experiences to players in the U.S. wherever and whenever they demand it. Gaikai’s interactive platform is the only cloud gaming service that provides its partners with the ability to instantaneously deliver state-of-the-art video game experiences directly inside any web browser, with no special plugins or downloads required.
“Capcom produces some of the industry’s most unique franchises, consistently leading their genres with the highest quality,” said Robert Stevenson, Senior VP of Interactive Entertainment at Gaikai. “And as a forward thinking publisher who has had great success in the digital space, we’re excited to be working closely with them on such properties.”
Capcom titles will join major gaming franchises in a growing portfolio of AAA content which will be available via Gaikai’s recently launched Affiliate network, accessible to many millions of gamers. In addition to availability through the Gaikai Affiliate Network, Capcom titles will also be enabled to stream inside Capcom-controlled websites.