Earlier this year, the Samsung Gaming Hub brought Xbox Game Pass, NVIDIA GeForce Now, Google Stadia, and other gaming services to Samsung smart TVs and smart monitors, and promised to add new services like Amazon Luna “soon.” Soon, it turns out, is today: Amazon’s cloud gaming service is now available on 2022 Samsung Smart TVs.
Samsung says the gaming hub now has more than 1000 games to play with Luna. Most of these games require an additional subscription fee. However, if you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, you already have access to a small library of games. Tiny. At the moment Prime users can play four games (Steel Assault, MYST, Control: Ultimate Edition and Garfield Kart: Furious Racing) included in your subscription.
The selection of free games with Prime changes every month, but users can subscribe to additional channels to expand their library. For example, Luna Plus includes games like Yakuza: Like a dragon, mega man 11Ghostrunner and Resident Evil VII. Luna’s Retro Channel has a collection of classic games from centipede to Street Fighter II. Users can also subscribe to channels with Ubisoft and Jackbox game packs, all ranging from $4.99 to $17.99 per month. If you subscribe, your games will not be tied to your TV: Luna games can be played on PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones.
However, how well all these games work depends on your connection speed. Both Amazon Luna and Xbox Game Pass recommend minimum internet speeds of 10Mbps to 20Mbps on a 5GHz WiFi connection — and of course, you’ll also need the aforementioned 2022 Samsung Smart TV and a Bluetooth gamepad. If you have all of that, Luna’s Free with Prime games are a great way to try out game streaming on your TV.
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