Whereas the 2020 gaming information cycle has been dominated by the launch of consoles from Microsoft and Sony, there have been notable developments within the cloud gaming area as effectively. The newest replace comes from Amazon’s streaming service, Luna, which is now obtainable to play on choose Android smartphones.

You do not want a separate app to make use of Luna — similar to on iOS, early entry is obtainable through the Chrome browser — model 86 or larger. One other pre-requisite is that your cellphone might want to run Android 9 or above.

As of now, solely the beneath units from Samsung, Google, and OnePlus are supported. However Amazon appends that it’s going to proceed to increase assist to extra Android units all through the early entry program.

  • Google Pixel 4 XL (Pixel 4 is not talked about for some motive)
  • Google Pixel 4a
  • Google Pixel 4a 5G
  • Google Pixel 5
  • OnePlus 7/7 Professional/7 Professional 5G
  • OnePlus 7T/7T Professional/7T Professional 5G
  • OnePlus 8/8 Professional
  • OnePlus Nord
  • Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+
  • Samsung Galaxy Be aware 10/10+
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 5G/S20+ 5G/S20 Extremely 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy Be aware 20

Luna remains to be in early entry so you may must request an invite earlier than you’ll be able to leap in. Like Google, Amazon additionally provides a controller that connects on to the cloud. The Luna controller prices $49.99 within the early entry program and is Alexa-enabled (clearly). You can too pair a PlayStation 4/Xbox One controller or the great ol’ mouse-and-keyboard combo to play.

The gaming service provides two channels for now — a $5.99/month Luna Plus tier that provides you with entry to video games from numerous publishers and a $14.99/month Ubisoft Plus subscription that provides you with entry to a number of the corporate’s video games. Aside from Android telephones, Luna can also be obtainable to play on PC, Mac, Hearth TV, iPhone, and iPad.