Play your games on demand wherever you are with the free OnLiveŽ app.
OnLive cloud gaming is a revolutionary new concept in video games that instantly delivers the latest top-tier high-performance games on demand through the Internet to your Android tablet or phone with the simplicity of streaming video.
The OnLive app requires at least Android 2.3 Gingerbread and has been tested on the following devices:
• Acer: Iconia Tab A500, Liquid Metal, Picasso
• ASUS: Eee Pad Transformer
• HTC: Desire, Droid, Evo, Evo 3D, Evo 4G, Evo View, Flyer, G2, Incredible, Jetstream, Nexus One, Rezound 4G, Sensation, Sensation 4G, Sensation XL, Thunderbolt
• LG: Optimus 2X
• Motorola: Atrix, Droid Bionic 4G, Droid Rarz 4G, Droid 2, Droid X2, Photon 4G, Xoom
• Samsung: Galaxy Nexus,Galaxy Note, Galaxy S, Galaxy S II 4G, Galaxy Tab 8.9, Galaxy Tab 10.1
• Sony Ericsson: Xperia PLAY (including game controller), Tablet S
• Toshiba: Thrive
The Universal OnLive Wireless Controller requires at least Android 3.1 Honeycomb and has been tested with the Acer Iconia Tab A500, ASUS Eee Pad Transformer, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Toshiba Thrive.
(OnLive will continue to update these lists as additional smartphones and tablets are tested.)
On Demand Gaming
No big downloads, no limits on performance. With OnLive, gamers have instant access to console-class games, running on OnLive’s powerful servers in the cloud, and streaming video to your tablet or phone. You can start playing a high-end game within seconds of signing on. Even if you don’t own any games, OnLive provides free demos of nearly all games offered on the service.
Play OnLive games anywhere, anytime on almost any OnLive-compatible device, whether tablet, phone, TV or computer. Your games, saves and user profile are always stored in the cloud so you start a game on one device, and continue where you left off on another---even multiplayer gameplay is cross-platform. Build your library without taking up any space on your Android device.
Unique Game Platform Experiences
Watch live games being played worldwide in OnLive’s exclusive massive spectating Arena, find your friends and set up multiplayer matches, or post Brag Clip™ videos of your greatest moments to your OnLive profile or Facebook wall. With OnLive you never have to worry about game updates, backups or the performance capabilities of your local device. Just play games. Instantly.
Play with Touch or OnLive Wireless Controller
Play OnLive’s growing library of touch-compatible games on your Android tablet or phone, or get the Universal OnLive Wireless Controller (check compatibility list above) at www.onlive.com/store for a full hands-on console experience compatible with most OnLive games.
“In fact, if you’re still at all skeptical about OnLive, I highly encourage you to give it a spin. You’ll be inside of a game in less than five minutes, and you can see for yourself just how well it works.” – touchArcade
OnLive is the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video game services, delivering real-time interactive experiences and rich media through the Internet. With groundbreaking video compression technology, OnLive harnesses cloud computing to provide the power and intelligence needed to instantly deliver the latest, premium game titles. OnLive is available in North America and the UK and will continue expanding into Europe and Asia soon. More information is available at www.onlive.com and www.onlive.co.uk.
OnLive has finally issued an official statement after rumors of mass layoffs first leaked out earlier today, confirming that its assets have been acquired into a newly-formed company with what it claims is "substantial" financial backing. The big news for users is that the OnLive Game and Desktop services will remain operational and continue to be supported.
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