Microsoft announced that it has entered into a 10-year agreement with the Ukrainian cloud gaming platform – Boosteroid. The development team will have access to all Microsoft games on PC.
What else is known
Now games created by Xbox Game Studios, Bethesda and other Microsoft studios will be available to Boosteroid subscribers. The company is also promising Activision Blizzard’s game library once the deal is complete (although with the latest not so simple).
“Boosteroid shares Microsoft’s vision of bringing games to as many people, places and platforms as possible. We’ve long been committed to enabling gamers to enjoy their favorite games on any device they have at hand,” said Ivan Shvaichenko, CEO of Boosteroid. “Today’s announcement is another step in that direction. In addition, as our development team is based in Ukraine, we appreciate Microsoft’s continued commitment to Ukraine and we will work together on an initiative to support our local game development community to invest in further economic recovery. countries”.
Boosteroid has been operating since 2017. Basically, work processes take place in Kyiv and Kharkov. Even though two Kharkiv offices were damaged by Russian rocket attacks, the company continued to innovate and grow during the full-scale invasion.
Boosteroid offers cloud streaming of games both through the browser and through special applications, including for Windows, Linux, Android, Android TV and macOS. You can try Boosteroid cloud gaming in the USA, Great Britain, Ukraine and the countries of the European Union. And recently, the company surpassed 4 million users worldwide and became the largest independent cloud gaming provider in the world.
For those who are not in the know
February 28 Microsoft reported about the test launch of the PC version of Xbox Game Pass in forty countries, including Ukraine. Therefore, this is not the first case when the company actively supports the Ukrainian market.