On March 29th, software company ACCESS Europe GmbH announced it was partnering with N-Dream AG to bring the business’ cloud-gaming platform (AirConsole) to the car. As part of the partnership, multiplayer gaming will now be available on ACCESS’s In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) platform, in the ACCESS Twine for Car (Twine4Car), and in its car-centric App Store. As a result, individuals will now have the chance to have a unique gaming experience in their cars.
“Now more than ever, people want to bring their digital lives into the car so that they can enjoy all the services they want wherever they are,” said Sven Eckoldt, the Global Product Director at ACCESS Europe. “The shift to an always-connected, consumer-centric product is happening in automotive now, and new services such as games represent a great way to enable this as a superior integrated OEM user experience. We are very happy to have found the perfect partner with N-Dream to bring exciting and fun cloud games to the car with their innovative smart controller concept – which makes it an ideal in-vehicle and RSE proposition.”
AirConsole will give anybody in the Twine4Car the opportunity to play games using the vehicle’s in-car entertainment platform. It also allows gamers to utilize their phones as controllers.
AirConsole is a cloud-based video game platform that was developed by N-Dream back in 2015. The platform allows users to access over 170 multiplayer online games.