Amazon Luna was revealed today, and its basically a new cloud gaming service designed for instant play. It leverages the incredible scale and capability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to stream high-quality, immersive games, but without lengthy downloads, updates, pricey hardware or complex configuration settings. You can even start playing on a single screen and then seamlessly transition to another. At launch, Luna will be available on Fire TV, PC / Mac and web apps for iPhone / iPad – Android coming soon. Request early access here. Read more for a video and additional information.
Gamers can play Luna with a traditional keyboard / mouse, a Bluetooth game controller, or the new Luna Controller with Cloud Direct technology. The latter is Alexa-enabled and connects directly to the cloud to effortlessly control your game. Featuring a multiple-antenna design that prioritizes un-interrupted WiFi for lower latency gaming. When you’re in the cloud gaming service, players will also see Twitch streams for games in the service, while also being able to instantly start playing Luna games.
- Wireless Bluetooth, rumble vibration, motion controls, USB-C.
- Button mapping for system-changing accuracy and modifiable vibration
- Adjustable Hair trigger buttons plus 6 axis motion sensor
We created Luna to make it easy to play great games on the devices customers already own and love. It’s Day One for Luna—we are excited to work with gamers, streamers, and publishers like Ubisoft and Remedy Entertainment to build a great gaming experience for everyone,” said Marc Whitten, Vice President, Amazon Entertainment Devices and Services.