In an announcement by Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, inc a new subscription service for cloud-based gaming for mobile devices will be delivered by Qualcomm and Hatch Entertainment, a subsidiary of Rovio Entertainment, in a collaboration between the two companies.
The service will be playable on servers based on Qualcomm Centric™ 2400 – the worlds first 10nm server processor.
“The Qualcomm Centriq 2400 server processor was purpose built for cloud to deliver exceptional performance-per-watt and performance-per-dollar,” said Vishal Gupta, vice president of business development at Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies. “We bring high compute density and energy efficiency with Qualcomm Centriq 2400 to help drive Hatch’s innovative cloud game streaming solution.”
The new service will utilize Hatch Entertainment’s innovative online streaming delivery model will be combined with Qualcomm’s server technology to deliver the service.
The service will will allow mobile gamers to experience full-featured games running at 60 frames per second, optimized for low-latency gaming performance over mobile data networks.
Despite the power of the servers and technology behind the service, gaming through this service will require less than half of the bandwidth required for video-based game streaming solutions.
Qualcomm’s Centriq 2400 will offer a 48 core processor that will help Hatch Entertainment provide a large number of game instances per server.
Hatch will offer gamers high-quality gaming experiences in the cloud, while developers will be able to more easily afford and create multi-multi-synchronus multiplayer games.
The service will work well for gamers wanting to free up space on their phones and will facilitate competitive gamers and family’s and friends who want to collaborate in-game on their mobile devices.
Our vision is to let people discover, play and share great games instantly and in real-time, bringing people together over games they love,” said Juhani Honkala, founder and chief executive officer, Hatch Entertainment. “Our collaboration with Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies is a significant leap forward in advancing our existing gaming technology and platform, which offers users a fun and completely new kind of gaming experience on mobile.”
Hatch Entertainment will showcase the new service in the Qualcomm Booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Feb. 26.