PUBG maker Tencent partners with Huawei to develop cloud game platform
The collaboration will tap the computing power of Huawei’s Kunpeng processor to build Tencent’s GameMatrix cloud game platform, and the two sides will explore more possibilities in areas such as artificial intelligence and augmented reality in games.
China's Tencent Holdings has partnered with smartphone maker Huawei to launch a co-innovation lab in order to develop a cloud game platform. as per a report by Reuters.
The collaboration is said to make use of Huawei's Kunpeng processor to build Tencent's GameMatrix cloud game platform. Both the companies are said to explore more possibilities in areas such as artificial intelligence and augmented reality in games.
It is worth adding that both Huawei and Tencent are not new to cloud gaming platforms. Tencent last year launched its Start gaming platform and started beta testing 'Fortnite' in December. Huawei also launched its cloud gaming management platform in June with 5G integration.
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Announcement comes at a time when Huawei unveiled its flagship smartphone series in China. The series includes the P40, P40 Pro and P40 Pro Plus.
The Huawei P40 comes at a starting price of EUR 799 (roughly ₹66,000) while the P40 Pro has a base price of EUR 999 (roughly ₹82,000). The Huawei P40 Pro Plus is said to be priced at EUR 1399 (roughly ₹1,15,000).
The most powerful in the trio, Huawei P40 Pro Plus was the highlight of the launch event. The smartphone has as many as seven cameras including a 50-megapixel sensor at the back.It is not for sure if the these will be coming to India or not.
With inputs from Reuters.
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