On Sept 24, 2020, the E-commerce giant Amazon had announced its first-ever game streaming service, Luna, with ‘early access’ commencing on Oct 20, 2020. At launch, Amazon Luna had 100 games at an introductory price of $5.99 a month and was powered by Amazon Web Services. The multinational firm had announced that on Amazon Prime Day i.e. June 21 and June 22, Amazon’s game streaming service will be available to all the Amazon Prime subscribers. Earlier to try out Luna one had to request access or sign up from a supported Five TV device. However, US Prime users will be able to start a seven-day trial of Luna straight away for a limited period.
At present Luna is accessible on the web for iPhone, iPad, and some Android phones, as well on Windows PC, Mac, and Fire TV. Its usual monthly fee is $5.99 per month, same as it was at the time of launch. Amazon’s game streaming service gives you access to titles like ‘Control,’ ‘GRID,’ and ‘Metro Exodus.’ Or one can also get access to an array of Ubisoft games such as ‘Farcry,’ ‘Asian’s Creed,’ and many more by paying $14.99 per month for Ubisoft Plus Beta.
From June 14 to June 22, The US-based E-commerce giant Amazon is also offering a 30 percent discount on its dedicated Luna controller. a $40 discount on a bundle package that includes the Luna controller and Fire TV stick 4K is also being provided by the firm, said a report by 9to5Google.
It’s a great opportunity for those Amazon Prime members who have been interested in how Luna compares to Microsoft’s xCloud or Google Stadia. The performance of this game streaming service is uneven as it loads games quickly, but 25Mbps internet rates are required for smooth play and library of playable titles are minimal.