The beta version of NVIDIA’s GeForce NOW, a cloud gaming service, was launched back in September 2015. The service was released on 4 Feb 2020 making it officially one year old. NVIDIA celebrates the anniversary with some announcements for this week’s GFN Thursday.
NVIDIA pointed out some of the highlights of their streaming services which include over 175 million hours of gaming by subscribers, including 100 million hours for multiplayer games and 16 million hours for indie games. Currently, the service has over 800 games including 80 free-to-play titles such as Fortnite.
NVIDIA also confirmed that beta support for the Google Chrome browser has been added for both Windows and macOS devices. Native client support for Apple M1-based Mac is also released.
NVIDIA will add more than 30 games to the GeForce NOW this month but these games have been specifically added today:
•Apex Legends Season 8 (Origin and Steam)
•Blue Fire (Steam)
•Curious Expedition 2 (Steam)
•Magicka 2 (Steam)
•Might & Magic Heroes V: Tribes of East (Steam)
•Mini Ninjas (Steam)
•Order of Battle: World War II (Steam)
•Path of Wuxia (English language release on Steam)
•Secret World Legends (Steam)
•Warhammer 40,000 Gladius Relics of War (Epic Games Store)
•Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood (Epic Games Store)
GeForce NOW proved to be a very successful venture for NVIDIA and it is now even supported on streaming devices like NVIDIA’s own SHIELD TV along with Android and iOS devices. You can get the Standard access to GeForce NOW free of cost with 1 hour of stream time while Founders membership is priced at $24.95 for 6 months providing you with priority access to servers, RTX ON in the supported game, and extended session lengths.