According to GameRant, CES is an annual event where many of the year’s most exciting products are introduced, even though the conference in 2021 will only take place online due to the pandemic. But many big announcements were made during last year’s CES, like new 8K TVs, smaller OLED Smart TVs, mobile processors, graphics cards, and more affordable 5G smartphones.
The CES 2022 event will be held in person in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 5 to 7, but the media show days will begin on January 3. Originally scheduled to be open to the public through August 8, CES will close a day early due to concerns about the COVID-19 epidemic and many major exhibitors have pulled out of the event. However, more than 2,000 other companies, including Intel and Samsung, will still be on the conference floor to demonstrate their latest technologies and products.
Like many other companies, Samsung got off to a good start on the official CES launch day by releasing a press release to announce some of the new technology consumers can expect to see. at this year’s conference. The company unveiled the Samsung Gaming Hub, a game streaming platform powered by Tizen, a Linux-based mobile operating system. The hub will give people easy access to a number of game streaming services like Nvidia GeForce NOW, Google Stadia, and Utomik, and promises more services will be added in the future. Samsung Gaming Hub will launch later this year on select Samsung Smart TV models.
Samsung Gaming Hub that focuses on gaming experiences coming soon
Taking it a step further than LG adding the standalone Stadia app to its Smart TVs in 2021, the Samsung Gaming Hub will allow anyone to easily launch their library of cloud and console games from one place. single interface, although it’s still unclear exactly what console games can be added. This feature will be especially convenient for people who subscribe to multiple game streaming services or own multiple consoles. The press release states that the controller can also be paired with the Samsung Gaming Hub for a seamless experience, and that a YouTube app can also be added to the interface so people can quickly start watching videos. their favorite game channel.
One of the companies included in the Samsung Gaming Hub, Utomik, is a little-known cloud gaming service that’s been around for a few years. The service currently offers around 1,300 games, many of which are indie titles. But Utomik subscribers will also easily spot some old games like Saints Row, Metro 2033 Redux, Darksiders 2 and games Trails of Cold Steel original, released in 2013.