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Cloud gaming platform LiquidSky just released its all-new, highly anticipated Android app this morning, making PC gaming possible nearly anytime, anywhere on billions of Android devices. LiquidSky 2.0 (beta) on Android now supports all the new features and performance enhancements from its recent Windows PC release, enabling a fully-featured PC gaming experience without the need for expensive or proprietary hardware. 



Why is this a big deal? Beyond the fact that you can now actually play Rocket League, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and Overwatch on your Samsung cell phone, you mean? The reality is, not all gamers can afford the PC hardware and endless upgrades required to truly enjoy the latest Windows titles. Thanks to LiquidSky, everyone can now play their favorite AAA and indie PC titles on their mobile devices. Further, even gamers that already have stout gaming desktops will be able to take their gaming experience on the go, allowing them to play nearly anywhere, anytime. All that’s needed is the Windows PC or Android LiquidSky 2.0 app, a modest Internet connection and ideally one of the many supported gaming controllers for PC gaming on-the-go. (LiquidSky recommends the modestly priced GameSir G3w Wired GamePad Controller for an affordable plug-and-play Android experience.)

Note that LiquidSky is NOT a game rental or purchase storefront. The platform allows customers to access their favorite digital storefronts – Steam, Humble Bundle, Origin, Green Man Gaming, etc. – and enjoy games they already own (or purchase new ones from their storefront of choice).

GROUNDBREAKING CLOUD-GAMING PLATFORM LIQUIDSKY UNLOCKS COMPLETE PC GAMING EXPERIENCE ON ANDROID DEVICES

LiquidSky Launches on Google Play for Android Phones and Tablets, Offering a Powerful Gaming PC Anywhere, Anytime and on Almost Any Device

New York, NY (July 11, 2017) - LiquidSky — a first-of-its-kind cloud-based platform that delivers a high-quality PC gaming experience anywhere, anytime and on nearly all devices — is excited to announce today that the LiquidSky 2.0 beta for Android devices is now available for download from Google Play. Leveraging the power of the cloud, the all-new LiquidSky Android app supports all the new features and performance enhancements recently made available in the LiquidSky 2.0 Windows PC beta. LiquidSky now empowers mobile gamers to play all of the latest AAA and popular indie PC titles from their Windows and Android devices, requiring neither proprietary nor expensive gaming hardware. LiquidSky delivers a full Windows PC experience via the cloud that, while gaming optimized, supports all native Windows applications.



“LiquidSky is incredibly excited to offer the thrill of PC gaming to a vast audience around the globe that was previously without access to capable gaming PCs,” said Ian McLoughlin, LiquidSky’s co-founder and CEO. “We believe the world is going mobile and, until today, mobile gaming meant compromise. Not anymore. The new LiquidSky Android app offers the same features and PC desktop capabilities of our cloud-based technology, but leverages the portability and prevalence of tablets and smartphones, making PC gaming truly possible anywhere, anytime, on billions of devices.”

Starting today, LiquidSky customers can access their entire gaming library from any of the popular storefronts – such as Steam, Blizzard, Origin, GOG, Humble Bundle, Green Man Gaming and many more – from their Android phone or tablet to play their favorite PC games nearly anywhere. The LiquidSky app also supports a growing variety of controllers — from Android-specific to popular Sony and Microsoft console compatible controllers — as well as touchscreen controls. Customers can now access the full features of the LiquidSky platform, including their account settings, interacting with the LiquidSky gaming community or checking out the latest LiquidSky news directly from their Android devices.



Free and modestly-priced Pay-As-You-Go or premium Monthly subscription plans are available at LiquidSky.com. The ad-supported free plan lets users opt-in to view advertisements in exchange for SkyCredits (accrued points that can be spent when using one’s SkyComputer). Pay-As-You-Go (starting at $9.99) and Monthly (starting at $19.99/month) payment plans now offer up to 500GB of cloud storage and 10GB/second download speeds for as little as $0.25/hour. 

Customers select from two performance packages, based on the demands of the game or application of choice. The Gamer performance plan costs 60 SkyCredits/hour while the Pro performance plan costs 120 SkyCredits/hour. Both performance packages deliver 1080p gaming at up to 60+ FPS on Windows and Android devices. 

The new LiquidSky Android Beta app is compatible with devices running mobile Android OS 6.0+ and is available for download at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co.liquidsky.

LiquidSky 2.0 on Android launch video: [YouTube]   https://youtu.be/FEexxX0Nfoc

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