E3 2010: Gaikai signs EA

Ben Parfitt
E3 2010: Gaikai signs EA

EA has become the first publisher to sign up to Gaikai’s streaming video games service that will allow users to play high-spec titles via any web browser.

Titles that will be hitting the service include The Sims, Battlefield: Bad Company, Dragon Age, Mass Effect, Medal of Honor and Need for Speed.

“Gaikai’s innovations open whole new experiences for both current players and new customers looking for the best of interactive entertainment,” EA’s chief creative director Richard Hilleman stated.

“It also brings new opportunities and capabilities that will improve both our craft and products, including secure beta-testing and the ability to instantaneously bring the latest games into the hands of our waiting audience.”

Gaikai CEO Dave Perry added: “EA has some of the most important franchises in the video game industry, and we're excited to be able to use our streaming technology to help new audiences discover these amazing properties. We are also excited to be powering a cutting-edge digital strategy with EA developers.”

In addition, Gaikai’s website has had a revamp. You can check it out here.

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Tags: gaikai , ea , cloud gaming , dave perry , cloud computing

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