Samsung announced on Wednesday that it is bringing more than 250 games to the Samsung Gaming Hub via the Amazon Luna streaming-based gaming service. The company is making these titles available on its 2022 Samsung Smart TVs and M-series smart monitors.
The Korean tech giant first announced the Samsung Gaming Hub at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this year and started rolling it out for its 2022 smart TVs and smart monitors starting June 30. Games from the services are already available in Tizen-powered software. Xbox, NVIDIA GeForce Now, Google Stadia and Utomic. In addition to Amazon Luna, users now have access to over 1,000 game titles. Gaming Hub also offers players to connect their YouTube, Spotify and Twitch accounts to access media during gameplay.
“Starting today, Luna users can also link their profiles to the Samsung Gaming Hub and continue playing on Samsung’s 2022 television models. Using the Samsung Gaming Hub’s controller passthrough technology, gamers can download their Amazon Luna titles to the Luna controller or any other supported Bluetooth controller,” Samsung said in a press release.
If you don’t have a Bluetooth controller, you can also play the game from your smartphone.
After testing in smaller pools starting in September 2020, Amazon rolled out its cloud-based gaming service to US-based users in March. Prime customers have access to a few free games each month through the Prime Gaming Channel, but they can subscribe if they want more. Retro channels for classic games and channels from game studios like Jackbox and Ubisoft, ranging in price from $4.99 to $17.99. Luna’s services aren’t limited to your TV, so you can play these games on your phone, tablet, PC or Mac as well.