Square Enix’s cloud gaming arm Shinra Technologies closes

Matthew Jarvis
Square Enix’s cloud gaming arm Shinra Technologies closes

The prospect of cloud gaming has been dealt another blow.

Square Enix opened its cloud-focused division Shinra Technologies – named after the eponymous company in Final Fantasy VII – back in September 2014, with former Square president Yoichi Wada taking the reins.

Among the firm's aims was the creation of a ‘virtual supercomputer' to power ‘radically new experiences' backed by the cloud.

The full story can be reach over on MCV's sister site, Develop.

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