Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
arrowPress Releases
August 20, 2014
PR Newswire
View All





If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Gaikai now cloud-streams games for Best Buy, YouTube, Ubisoft
Gaikai now cloud-streams games for Best Buy, YouTube, Ubisoft
January 4, 2012 | By Tom Curtis

January 4, 2012 | By Tom Curtis
Comments
    Post A Comment
More: Console/PC, Social/Online, Business/Marketing



Newsbrief: Streaming video game demo service Gaikai has shown considerable growth over the last several months, and has since signed deals with major companies and websites, including Best Buy, YouTube, and Ubisoft.

With these new partnerships, Gaikai has increased its presence on the web, exposing even more users to its cloud-based game trials. The service launched in February with support from Electronic Arts, and has since grown to include Capcom, Sega, and a host of other partners.

Gaikai CEO David Perry told VentureBeat that he hopes the service will reach "100 million eyeballs" in 2012, noting that the company's streaming demos have proven to drive traffic to web pages and incentivize more consumers to buy games.

In mid-2011, Gaikai raised $30 million in funding, which the company said it would put toward fueling the growth of its cloud-based service.


Related Jobs

InnoGames GmbH
InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]

Software Developer Analytics / Big Data (m/f)
InnoGames GmbH
InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]

Backend Developer Marketing / CRM (m/f)
InnoGames GmbH
InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]

Mobile Developer iOS (m/f)
InnoGames GmbH
InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]

Software Developer Flash (m/f)










Comments



none
 
Comment: