Ubitus and Chunghwa Telecom Jointly Launches 4G LTE Cloud Game Services in Taiwan

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TAIPEI, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Entering the 4G LTE era of high bandwidth and high-speed mobile internet, Ubitus has collaborated with Chunghwa Telecom to launch GameNow-Taiwan cloud gaming service. Players will be able to play many classic games on their mobile phones and tablets. Those who sign up for the 4G LTE plan with Chunghwa Telecom will now have the privilege of becoming the first batch of users to enjoy this, which shall accelerate the marking of a new chapter in the Taiwanese cloud gaming market. 

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Yesterday on 29th May 2014, Chunghwa Telecom hosted a press conference to officially announce the launching of its 4G LTE services, which shall include the best bandwidth and frequency advantages. By boosting the speed and quality of mobile internet at one go, it will be possible to provide consumers with better quality and value-added services, including HD video content, music, GPS, and high-quality cloud-enabled games. Ubitus and Chunghwa Telecom jointly launched GameNow-Taiwan cloud gaming service, which is one of the most attractive value-added services. The surfing speed on the 4G LTE mobile broadband is 4-7X that of 3G. Users shall be able to enjoy high-quality cloud gaming, with gameplay that is smooth and uninterrupted.

Through GameNow-Taiwan cloud gaming platform, players can enjoy many gaming classics on their mobile phones or tablets, such as games that require the player to exercise their thinking capabilities to progress in the game (Ethan: Meteor Hunter), where the player controls a mouse with the powers to freeze time and control objects from a distance to progress in the game. There are also high adrenalin motor-racing games such as Superstars V8 Next Challenge, SBK X – Superbike World Championship, WRC 4 — FIA World Rally Championship, and others. Besides that, there are strategy tower-defense games such as Two Worlds Castle Defense, where players take on the role of commanders of a military organization on a fictitious continent to defend a castle against foreign invaders. Other hot games are also scheduled to be launched in summer this year.

The extravagant visual feast and smooth gaming experience delivered by GameNow-Taiwan shall enable players to feel they are playing their games on an actual game console, with tailor made ultra-intuitive virtual keypad design for smoother and more natural control. A seamlessly integrated gaming experience across platforms and devices will allow players to play whenever and wherever they want to. This is expected to attract more light gamers, or those who usually don’t play games. Currently, every game is free for the first 30 minutes of gameplay to get players to try them out. Hopefully they will be hooked and thus, turned into paying players.

According to Wesley Kuo, the General Manager of Ubitus, “Since Ubitus was established, it had been generating record-breaking achievements and receiving industry recognition in the US, Japan, and South Korea. Everyone in Taiwan has been eagerly looking forward for the provision of the 4G LTE network, and for it to become more stable and mature. 4G LTE’s stable and high speed quality will be more suitable for HD cloud games. We are currently very honored to be able to work with Chunghwa Telecom, and we hope that our cooperation shall provide players with the best cloud gaming services. Going forward, we will continue to improve our service quality on a deeper scale, and jointly develop a broader gaming market.”

About Ubitus

Ubitus Inc. has the world’s leading game virtualization technology and cloud-streaming platform. It strives to provide a more ‘human oriented” gaming user experience using top-notch technology, allowing players to play the best games at any time and any place as long as they are connected to the internet. The services are compatible across devices, platforms, and networks. It doesn’t matter if the player is using a smart phone, tablet, PC, or smart TV.   

As one of the leaders in cloud gaming technology and game streaming services, Ubitus has entered into long-term partnerships with top-notch international game developers, becoming the agent for many classic gaming masterpieces. It has penetrated the Japanese, Korean, US, Hong Kong, and Taiwanese market. It has liaised with leading telecom service providers, online service providers, and game makers everywhere to provide services to local gamers.  

The company was established in 2007, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. It currently has more than 160 employees, and has offices in the US, Japan, South Korea, and Mainland China. Since it was established, it has been generating record-breaking achievements in the global cloud gaming market and received widespread industry recognition in the respective countries.

For more information, please visit the website of Ubitus. www.ubitus.net

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