Amazon Luna Stories May 13

Bandwidth: GeForce Now hits 1,300 supported games

This latest slew of games from GeForce Now marks a total of 1300 games supported to the streaming service. The title that marks this record for GeForce Now is Evil Dead: The Game, which will be available today on release.

Amazon Luna Stories April 29

This marks another week where streaming services are working hard to get as many titles as possible on their platform. GeForce Now is bringing the big guns and making Lost Ark available for its subscribers, while Amazon Luna and Xbox Game Pass are adding some truly enticing titles to their growing catalogs. Here’s what’s new.

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Amazon Luna Stories April 22

This week, NVIDIA GeForce Now is bringing some fan-favorite picks to its lineup of streamable games for you to finally play, such as the classic God of War. Amazon Luna, on the other hand, is adding some more titles to its gaming channels while Xbox Game Pass does the same.

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Amazon Luna Stories April 15

Xbox Game Pass is keeping up appearances by consistently updating its game offerings. To add this week, Game Pass is bringing an exciting and unique game to the table: Bugsnax. As for GeForce Now, well they’re still adding games like they do every week. The big one this week is Need For Speed HEAT.

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Amazon Luna Stories April 1

This week marks the introduction to PlayStation’s newest subscription service meant to take on Xbox Game Pass’ overall success. To add, Amazon Luna is finally adding the first round of game additions to its offering list, plus dishing out some free ones for Prime users.

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Amazon Luna Stories March 11

While most other cloud gaming services like GeForce Now and Xbox Cloud Gaming are quiet this week, Amazon Luna isn’t taking a break after just launching in full. In fact, Luna is bringing Immortals Fenyx Rising to Amazon Prime members for free, for a limited amount of time. To add, NVIDIA GeForce Now is also bringing monthly RTX 3080 memberships to the table.

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Amazon Luna Stories March 4

This week, all the stars have aligned to bring tons of new games and features to the cloud gaming scene, whether that’s NVIDIA GeForce Now, Amazon’s Luna, or Xbox Cloud Gaming. In fact, Amazon Luna is finally available to everyone within the US with a fair price and adds the ability to stream to Twitch.

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Amazon Luna Stories March 1

Amazon has long been testing out its cloud gaming service Luna in the United States, but only under an early access badge with invites needed to join in on the fun. Today, Amazon Luna is launching fully in the US, with a new higher price tag, more games on the service, and a new Prime gaming channel that offers free games every month.

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Amazon Luna Stories February 25

Bandwidth: PlayStation’s Xbox Game Pass competitor shapes up, Luna adding Sonic Colors

Subscriptions have become incredibly popular for gaming in recent years, and Xbox Game Pass has become king. Now, Sony is ramping up for its own version of Game Pass, with a subscription library and cloud games for the PlayStation. Now, some of the first details are coming out.

Amazon Luna Stories February 21

Google’s efforts in the cloud gaming space with Stadia started off with shooting for the stars, but quickly turned to the company shooting itself in the foot with missed expectations. The ideas Stadia had, though, remain pretty great, and now Amazon Luna is adopting one of them with a “Play on Luna” button appearing on Twitch.

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Amazon Luna Stories January 21

Bandwidth: Hitman Trilogy is now available with Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming

Microsoft announced the next batch of games headed to Xbox Game Pass this week, which includes the Hitman Trilogy, complete with cloud support.

Amazon Luna Stories January 7

Bandwidth: Rainbow Six Extraction will be streaming from Xbox Game Pass on launch day

Xbox Game Pass launched into 2022 with the reveal of a few new cloud-compatible games, including Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Extraction which will be available on Game Pass from day one.

Amazon Luna Stories December 24, 2021

Bandwidth: Far Cry 6 gets RTX support on GeForce Now

One of the most attractive parts of Nvidia’s GeForce Now is that it supports the ray-tracing graphics that other cloud gaming platforms do not, and now Far Cry 6 is adding support for the feature.

Amazon Luna Stories December 17, 2021

Bandwidth: Among Us joins Xbox cloud gaming, GeForce Now’s 3080 tier now available on demand

Among Us is expanding its availability in the cloud, this week coming to Xbox cloud gaming alongside a few other titles.

Amazon Luna Stories December 10, 2021

Bandwidth: Halo Infinite arrives on Xbox Game Pass, Amazon Luna adds new games

Microsoft’s cloud gaming push hit new heights this week, as one of Xbox’s biggest franchises made its way to xCloud. Halo Infinite is now available on Xbox Game Pass, complete with cloud support.

Amazon Luna Stories December 3, 2021

Bandwidth: Xbox cloud gamers love touchscreen controls, GeForce Now 3080 tier expands to Europe

Cloud gaming is useful for its ability to bring high-end console/PC games to any device, but as it turns out, mobile gameplay may be the biggest use case. This week, Microsoft released that 20% of users on Xbox cloud gaming are exclusively using the touchscreen controls.

Amazon Luna Stories November 26, 2021

Bandwidth: GeForce Now gets gift cards, Amazon Luna Black Friday offers

Nvidia this week announced just a handful of new titles for GeForce Now, but more notably the arrival of gift cards for the cloud gaming service.

Amazon Luna Stories November 19, 2021

Bandwidth: GeForce Now is beating Stadia to launch on LG’s WebOS TVs

LG TV owners are about to get a bonus, as Nvidia has just announced that a GeForce Now app is coming to WebOS TVs as soon as next week.

Amazon Luna Stories November 12, 2021

Bandwidth: Jurassic World Evolution 2 on GeForce Now, new Luna games, more

Nvidia’s GeForce Now is this week adding Jurassic World Evolution 2 to its ever-expanding library, as Amazon Luna and xCloud also make new additions.

Amazon Luna Stories October 29, 2021

Bandwidth: GeForce Now’s 3080 tier seems to be the new gold standard for cloud gaming tech

The cloud gaming market has been very competitive over the past year or two, but Google Stadia was widely regarded as being the king of the streaming tech. Now, though, it seems Nvidia has the leg up with the performance of its new GeForce Now 3080 tier.

Amazon Luna Stories October 22, 2021

Bandwidth: Amazon’s New World makes its cloud debut, just not on the company’s own Luna

Amazon’s first successful game, New World, is taking the community by storm lately and, just a few weeks after its debut, New World is coming to cloud gaming. However, it won’t be doing so on Amazon’s product…

Amazon Luna Stories October 15, 2021

Bandwidth: Can it run Crysis? Now, just about everything does

The “can it run Crysis” joke has been around for ages and was born out of the game’s advanced graphics — at least for the time. Now, it takes on a new meaning, as GeForce Now is picking up the Crysis Remastered Trilogy, opening up access to the game to basically any device.

Amazon Luna Stories October 8, 2021

Bandwidth: Xbox adds Totally Accurate Battle Simulator and more, new PS Now additions

Cloud gaming as a whole continues to expand, and this week, several new games are joining the streaming race. That includes support for Totally Accurate Battle Simulator on Xbox Game Pass as well as new additions to PlayStation Now and Amazon Luna, too.

Amazon Luna Stories October 1, 2021

Bandwidth: Xbox Game Pass adds Avengers, expands to Australia, Japan, and more

Xbox Game Pass has given cloud gaming some love this week, expanding the service to Australia and some other regions as well as bringing Marvel’s Avengers into the fold.

Amazon Luna Stories September 24, 2021

Bandwidth: GeForce Now adds 12 new games including Kena: Bridge of Spirits

In a fairly quiet week for the gaming world, Nvidia GeForce Now announced it would be adding 12 new games including Sheltered 2, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, and more.

Amazon Luna Stories September 17, 2021

Bandwidth: PlayStation Now could head to Australia, Xbox cloud gaming comes to Windows

Cloud gaming is seeing upgrades from all sides this week. As Stadia added more games, so did Xbox Game Pass, Amazon Luna, and GeForce Now, but what might be most important is device expansion from Microsoft and the possible addition of streaming in Australia from PlayStation Now.

Amazon Luna Stories September 10, 2021

Bandwidth: Football Manager 2022 returns to the cloud w/ Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass continues to be a force for good in cloud gaming as, this week, it’s been confirmed that Football Manager 2022 will continue to be available in the cloud with Xbox Game Pass upon its next release.

Amazon Luna Stories September 9, 2021

Nearly a year after its release in early access, Amazon Luna is announcing some major expansions today including a family-focused subscription, Chromebook support, and more.

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Amazon Luna Stories August 27, 2021

Bandwidth: Xbox Game Pass gets Psychonauts 2, console launch as others announce new games

As a new month approaches, cloud gaming platforms are announcing more big additions, but this week, it was Gamescom and releases like Psychonauts 2 on Xbox Game Pass that really made headlines.

Amazon Luna Stories August 13, 2021

Bandwidth: Xbox Game Pass teases more additions as GeForce Now keeps growing

If you’re excited about cloud gaming, there’s good news, as some of the best places to play just keep expanding. This week, Xbox Game Pass announced a bunch of new additions including Stardew Valley, while GeForce Now just keeps adding more and more titles.

Amazon Luna Stories July 30, 2021

Bandwidth: Saints Row arrives on Amazon Luna, Facebook brings cloud games to iOS

Outside of Google Stadia, this week saw some big news in the cloud gaming space. That includes the arrival of Saints Row on Amazon Luna, new efforts from Facebook, and more.

Amazon Luna Stories July 23, 2021

Bandwidth: Amazon Luna’s ‘Family Channel’ and new Xbox Game Pass additions

Each cloud service offers its own value and special abilities, and it seems that Amazon is working on a neat idea. Apparently, Amazon Luna is preparing a new “Family Channel” that recently appeared for some users.

Amazon Luna Stories July 16, 2021

Bandwidth: Amazon Luna adds Dirt 5 as Netflix is expected to join the cloud gaming race

While there was a fair bit of news for Google Stadia this week, cloud gaming news from other platforms was relatively quiet. That didn’t stop new games from arriving on GeForce Now and Amazon Luna, though, with the latter getting Codemaster’s Dirt 5.

Amazon Luna Stories July 9, 2021

Bandwidth: PS Now, Xbox Game Pass announce July additions as GFN, Luna add more titles

Outside of Stadia this week, cloud gaming has seen news of new games heading to most platforms, including Luna, GeForce Now, Xbox Game Pass, and PlayStation Now, too, for the month of July.

Amazon Luna Stories July 2, 2021

Bandwidth: God of War could return to the cloud PlayStation Now’s next batch of games

After announcing further commitment to its cloud gaming efforts recently, Sony is about to bring one of its best exclusives to PlayStation Now as a leaked ad reveals God of War is coming to the service.

Amazon Luna Stories June 25, 2021

Bandwidth: Xbox Game Pass and Amazon Luna announce July 2021 game additions

July is almost here, and with it, new games for Xbox Game Pass and Amazon Luna. Here’s what’s coming.

Amazon Luna Stories June 14, 2021

Amazon Luna temporarily opening no-invite access to all Prime members later this month

As the cloud gaming market continues to expand, various services are becoming more widely available. Today, Amazon is announcing a Prime Day deal for Amazon Luna that opens instant access to the service, no invite required.

Amazon Luna Stories June 4, 2021

Bandwidth: June games for PlayStation Now, Xbox Game Pass, and the latest GeForce Now additions

With a new month comes a refresh to the library for just about every cloud gaming platform. This week, Xbox Game Pass and PlayStation Now announced new additions for June as GeForce Now and Luna also added new titles. Here’s what you need to know.

Amazon Luna Stories May 28, 2021

Bandwidth: GeForce Now and Luna add new games; Sony plans to ‘strengthen’ PlayStation Now

Cloud gaming goes beyond Google Stadia. In our first installment of “Bandwidth,” we’re looking at new games added to GeForce Now, promised for Amazon Luna, and Sony’s plans to build on PlayStation Now.

Amazon Luna Stories May 20, 2021

Android is gaining native support for the Amazon Luna Controller

Google is adding native support for the official controller for Amazon Luna — competitor to Stadia — to Android.

Amazon Luna Stories April 8, 2021

Amazon Luna now supports 720p game streaming cap for bandwidth savings

Through services like Stadia, GeForce Now, and Amazon Luna, game streaming has improved a lot over the past couple of years. Now, Amazon Luna is getting a bit more flexible with the addition of a 720p gap for streaming quality.

Amazon Luna Stories March 18, 2021

It’s been a couple of months since Amazon’s cloud gaming platform, Luna, made its debut on Android. At the time, it was limited to only a handful of recent Android devices, but now, Amazon Luna has expanded to more devices, including the Galaxy S21 series.

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Amazon Luna Stories February 24, 2021

Amazon Luna game streaming expands to Fire TV owners w/o invite as controller price hits $70

Cloud gaming has seen some big jumps forward over the past year as Stadia and xCloud have expanded in major ways. Amazon Luna joined the fray in mid-2020, but in an invite-only capacity. Now, Amazon Luna is expanding to more customers, as the service is now immediately available to Fire TV owners.

Amazon Luna Stories February 3, 2021

New Amazon CEO commits to making video games following closure of Google Stadia studios

In the wake of the shutdown of Google’s Stadia Games and Entertainment division, Amazon’s new CEO has shared his commitment to the company’s efforts to create video games.

Amazon Luna Stories December 16, 2020

One of the bigger changes in the gaming world for 2020 was the rise of cloud gaming services like Google Stadia, GeForce Now, Xbox Game Pass, and Amazon Luna. Here are some fantastic controllers and accessories to upgrade your personal kit or to give to the Stadia or cloud gamer in your life.

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Amazon Luna Stories December 15, 2020

One of the closest competitors to Google’s Stadia is Amazon Luna, and now the platform is getting a notable expansion. Amazon Luna is available now on Android devices.

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Amazon Luna Stories November 20, 2020

[Update: Third wave] Amazon sending another batch of invites to Luna game streaming

Last month, Amazon opened up their game streaming service Luna to its first early access customers. Today, Amazon has sent out a second wave of Luna invites to eager players.

Amazon Luna Stories November 2, 2020

Here we are nearly a year after Google Stadia helped bring cloud gaming to the mainstream. In the time since, we’ve seen GeForce Now debut its paid tier, Microsoft integrate xCloud into Xbox Game Pass, and now Amazon bring Luna to the table. As a huge fan of Google’s attempt at cloud gaming, I was eager to try out its closest rival in Luna, and so far, I’m rather impressed, but the service is not without flaws.

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