Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Sony close to making deal with cloud gaming company

updated 01:02 pm EDT, Wed May 30, 2012

Sony may announce OnLive or Gaikai buy-out at E3 next week

Sony is rumored to be in deep-level talks to buy out a well-known cloud gaming company, MCV learned, though exactly which one isn't known. The official announcement is expected to be made at the E3 gaming show next week, according to earlier reports. The deal "is close to being signed," according to MCV's source, who isn't being identified.

The main cloud gaming players include OnLive and Gaikai, and it's believed Sony will bring the newly-acquired service to more than just console owners. Sony already has some experience with OnLive, as that company's app is already available on Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play Android-powered smartphone.
The earlier rumors were squashed, with many suggesting the deal will have to do with streaming TV services and not gaming.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Prong PWR Case

Ultimately there's one thing we all want from smartphone accessories; we want options. When it comes to keeping our iPhone charged, we ...

iHome iBT74 Color Changing Bluetooth Speaker

There's no reason why your tech can't look good while doing what it was designed to do. That's the reason that sports cars look good a ...

Logitech Gaming Daedalus Prime Mouse

Logitech Gaming continues to expand upon its peripherals line, with each one looking to fit neatly into a breadth of gaming needs. Bui ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented