Google Stadia is gone forever, but newer Samsung Smart TVs now offer Antstream and Blacknut in addition to Xbox, GeForce Now, Amazon Luna, and Utomik.
Antstream and Blacknut are rolling out now to 2022 and 2023 Samsung Smart TVs and select Samsung Smart Monitors with the Gaming Hub in the US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and Brazil.
Samsung's Gaming Hub with cloud gaming apps. Photo: Samsung
- "With Antstream Arcade and Blacknut, we’ve made games even easier to jump into. Now all you need to do is pick up your Samsung TV remote to enjoy great games like ‘Pac-Man’ and ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’, or pair your Bluetooth controller to access thousands of world-class games across genres. With more games and more ways to play, there has never been a better time to play games on Samsung Gaming Hub," said Mike Lucero, Head of Product Management for Gaming, Samsung Electronics.
Almost 3000 cloud games
With the addition of Antstream and Blacknut to the existing line-up of cloud gaming apps Xbox, GeForce Now, Amazon Luna, and Utomik, Samsung says that nearly 3000 cloud games are now available on its TVs – no console required.
Antstream offers over 1400 arcade classics for $12 / £12 / €12 while Blacknut offers over 500 premium family titles for $16 / £13 / €15. Blacknut offers new users a 15-day free trial on Samsung TVs.
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Samsung does not upgrade Tizen in previous TVs which is why the Gaming Hub and cloud gaming apps are reserved for newer Samsung TV models, despite older models being perfectly capable of game streaming.
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