Global rollout expected to expand GameFly’s reach by 300 million
LOS ANGELES — (August 20, 2015) – GameFly, the leading console game subscription service, today announced that it will expand the availability of its GameFly Streaming service on Samsung Smart TVs to now include the U.S, Canada and eight additional European countries. This expansion grows the number of markets with access to GameFly Streaming on Samsung Smart TVs to 20, adding to recent launches in Brazil, Israel, Mexico and six European markets.
“For anyone with a Samsung Smart TV in their living room, the TV is a gaming gateway right out of the box — no need to buy another console,” said Young Chan Kim, Samsung Vice President, Visual Display Service Business Team. “GameFly streaming delivers content for both gamers and families and the subscription format is a very cost effective way to play a wide variety of games.”
GameFly Streaming bundles popular games like Batman Arkham Origins, Lego Batman 3, GRID 2, and F.E.A.R. together in packages that can be played directly on Samsung Smart TVs. These include a Hardcore Pack featuring games such as Darksiders and Red Faction, a Lego Pack with titles like Batman (1, 2 and 3) and Lord of the Rings, as well as an All Around pack. Game packages start at $6.99 a month.
GameFly Streaming harnesses a patented, cloud-based compression engine to power its gameplay, adjusting to changes in network connectivity to optimize the streaming experience.
“Samsung is a global leader in consumer technology, and we are thrilled to deliver a console- quality video game experiences to their Smart TVs,” said David Hodess, CEO of GameFly. “Samsung’s global reach is a great way to bring GameFly Streaming to consumers across the globe.”
Most 2014 and 2015 Samsung Smart TVs will support GameFly. Recommended gamepads include the Logitech F310, F710 and Xbox wired controller.
You can find out more about the streaming service at http://www.gamefly.com/stream
GameFly, the leading video game rental and subscription service, allows members to rent one or more console/handheld video games concurrently, with no due dates, late fees or shipping charges. Users can easily select from over 8,000 console/handheld titles and manage their list of games online at www.gamefly.com or the GameFly App for iOS and Android devices. Members receive rental games via First-Class Mail and return them to GameFly at their convenience using prepaid mailers. With GameFly Streaming, GameFly offers a game streaming service via Smart TVs, set top boxes and media players.
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