Big Fish First to Deliver a Casual Cloud Gaming Service Across All Four Screens The Big Fish Instant Games app now available on Smartphones and TVs
SEATTLE, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish, the world's largest producer of casual games, announced today that its cloud gaming app -- "Big Fish Instant Games" -- is now available on all four screens – PC, tablet, smartphone and TV, delivering games via interactive streaming video. The "Big Fish Instant Games" app is now available on smartphones on Google Play in addition to its prior availability on tablets. The company also released a channel for the Roku 3, the fastest and most powerful Roku streaming player to date, enabling customers to play "Big Fish Instant Games" on TVs. Customers on all four supported platforms can instantly play the entire "Big Fish Instant Games" catalog of more than 200 games, and it is growing daily. In less than one year, the company has fulfilled its promise to bring cross-platform cloud gaming to the mainstream, giving users maximum flexibility in where and how they want to play. The "Big Fish Instant Games" app will be added to even more platforms throughout 2013.
Since Big Fish's cloud gaming launch, users have logged more than 200 years of gameplay from over five million game sessions. The "Big Fish Instant Games" app offers the largest collection of games available on a cloud gaming service with more than 200 unique titles, and adds A New Game Every Day!® from its portfolio of more than 3,000 casual games published for PC. Game progress is saved in the cloud, allowing customers to play on one device, then pick up another device to continue game progress.
"Adding Android smartphones and Roku to our supported devices has substantially increased the audience of users that can instantly play and enjoy games from Big Fish," said Jina Heverley, Vice President and General Manager of PC, Mac and Cloud for Big Fish. "Now you can start a Big Fish game on your TV at home, and pick it up later on the go on your smartphone without having to wait for the game to download."
Subscription access to Big Fish's instant streaming game premium catalog of more than 200 games is available for a $7.99 monthly fee. Big Fish also offers free access to a rotating catalog of games.
The interactive streaming games service is available at the following links:
- Google Play (Android tablets and smartphones): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bigfishgames.streaming.client.android&hl=en
About Big Fish
Founded in 2002, Big Fish Games Inc. ("Big Fish") is the world's largest producer of casual games; dedicated to bringing engaging entertainment to everyone, anywhere, on any device. Through its proprietary, data-driven platform, millions of consumers seeking engaging entertainment easily discover and play PC and mobile games created by Big Fish's network of more than 140 exclusive development partners and its in-house Big Fish Games. The company has distributed more than 2 billion games from a growing catalog of 3,000+ unique PC games and 300+ unique mobile games, and offers cross-platform streaming games via the proprietary universal cloud gaming service, Big Fish Instant Games. Big Fish's games are played in more than 150 countries on a wide variety of devices across 13 languages. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with regional offices in Oakland, CA; Cork, Ireland; Vancouver, Canada; and Luxembourg. For more information visit http://www.bigfishgames.com.
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