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LiquidSky – a provider of high-performance cloud-based gaming, processing and remote desktop services – today announces the launch of their premier Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) platform. This one-of-a-kind solution uniquely solves the four biggest issues that have plagued other cloud-based gaming services: high latency, high cost, limited scalability and a finite catalog of supported games. LiquidSky lets gamers play the latest AAA PC titles nearly anywhere, anytime on a wide range of desktop and mobile devices, requiring neither custom nor expensive additional hardware. But don’t take our word for it: despite operating in stealth mode, LiquidSky has already attracted over 400,000 beta users.

An example of a remote desktop provided by LiquidSky

LiquidSky customers access their very own cloud-based “SkyComputer” – a dedicated high-spec Windows gaming PC with up to a terabyte of online storage – using almost any Android, Mac, Linux or Windows device. Requiring neither a proprietary storefront nor any custom integration, LiquidSky customers may download and play any PC game or high-performance application they choose from portals like Steam, BattleNet, Uplay and Origin. If a game runs on Windows, LiquidSky supports it!

An example, showing that your entire steam library is available with LiquidSky

With data centers located globally, LiquidSky offers unmatched latency streams with resolutions up to 1080p at 60 FPS (frames per second). LiquidSky also supports all major USB controllers, including Microsoft’s Xbox PC controllers, webcams, USB storage devices and microphones, delivering a smooth desktop-like gaming experience through state-of-the-art cloud technology.

A person using LiquidSky on their laptopA person using LiquidSky on their tabletA person using LiquidSky on their phone

Customers can purchase LiquidSky access via a pay-as-you-go plan for as little as $0.50 a “SkyCredit” (typically an hour of play) with a ten SkyCredit purchase minimum. The more comprehensive “Gamer” and “Unlimited” subscription plans currently cost $14.99 or $39.99 a month and offer 500GB or 1TB storage, respectively. For more information on LiquidSky membership plans, read more about the plans on their site.

As a person on the go, this service is extremely exciting, as it provides the flexibility to play on multiple devices no matter where I am without lugging around extra hardware. Bringing high-end gaming hardware to anyone with a good internet connection means more people experiencing games they way they are meant to be played. LiquidSky is leveling the hardware playing field.
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