Green Man Gaming Partners with Gaikai for Streaming Demos
Digital retailer joins forces with cloud gaming service to benefit gamers.
Green Man Gaming, Europe's fastest-growing independent digital distributor for PC games announced today that they have partnered up with leading cloud gaming service Gaikai (http://www.gaikai.com/). This deal brings a huge benefit to gamers, as it grants them an incredible service of being able to try games before they buy them, done instantly.
Customers that visit Green Man Gaming (http://www.greenmangaming.co.uk/) will be able to stream and play a game demo from Gaikai's portfolio through any of the online retailer's websites, including recently-launched local stores in Czech Republic, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Gaikai allows gamers the ability to sample the latest PC games directly through any web browser and operating system and then allows them to buy and download from Green Man Gaming.
Green Man Gaming is an independently owned and operated company, having launched in the UK in 2010, backed by Eden Ventures. They now sell more than 900 titles from 85 publishers in 146 countries. They have just recently launched a new store in Germany, along with their regional partner IGN Germany.
Paul Sulyok, Managing Director for Green Man Gaming had this to say about the partnership with Gaikai:
“Gaikai’s seamless streaming experience will help our customers reach a decision on the right games to buy. We realise money is tight, so we’re committed to offering gamers our best prices. Our partnership with Gaikai gives consumers a great chance to instantly sample if a game is for them before parting with their hard earned cash. It’s incredibly exciting to see Gaikai teaming up with a young, hungry online retailer in Green Man Gaming, alongside heavyweight publishers, retailers and media brands.”
Robert Stevenson, SVP Interactive Entertainment, Gaikai added:
“We are delighted to be partnering with Green Man Gaming in streaming our growing portfolio of triple A titles to their customers. GMG has demonstrated great growth and we anticipate that our streaming service will further accelerate their digital business.”