OnLive on Ouya – official

OnLive has confirmed it will launch its streaming games service on the much talked about Ouya Android games console.

A statement released this afternoon from UK boss Bruce Grove prises the open platform, which famously scored over $5m via crowdfunding on Kickstarter.

The device launches officially in early 2013, although developers and some backers will get the console towards the end of this year.

OnLive will be available for Ouya from day one, with OnLive subscribers able to sign on and start streaming games straight to the device.

The full statement from OnLive reads:

"When OnLive first heard about Ouya, we were excitedto seeconsole gaming becoming moreavailable and open. Like Ouya, we came to gaming with a new vision formaking top-quality gaming accessible to more people,andwecontinue to look for ways to expandon that vision.??

"Ouya is rethinking the console business,making waves by using standard technologytomake gamingfor your living roomaccessible,affordable and more innovative than ever.In OnLive’s case, we pioneered a groundbreaking, cloud-based system that instantly delivers games to anydeviceon demand.

??"We are pleased to announce that OnLivewillbe available on Ouya at launch, extending and building on our commitment to make the best games available to everyone, everywhere."

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