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Hands-on with Amazon’s Luna game streaming service

The Verge Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Hands-on with Amazon’s Luna game streaming serviceAmazon’s Luna streaming service has arrived, with the company rolling out early access to a limited set of customers today. It’s starting with a library of 50 games and support for Mac, PC, Fire TV, and, in a first for a major streaming service, iOS devices — because Amazon has a web app that circumvents Apple’s controversial App Store rules. Luna starts at $5.99 a month.

We’ve spent a couple of hours streaming games with Luna. Here’s what it’s like so far and how it compares to other streaming services out there like Microsoft xCloud and Google Stadia.

Luna’s iOS web app.

*Performance*

The biggest question for Luna — like any cloud gaming service — is performance. For cloud gaming to work well, companies like Amazon...
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