Tencent technology news, on December 18, 2019, Tencent game and yingweida signed a memorandum of strategic cooperation, jointly announced the establishment of a joint innovation laboratory, to build a start cloud game platform based on PC and host games, and at the same time, technical cooperation and innovation practice in the field of game baking, game engine and game AI, to jointly explore new product forms and application scenarios in the future, Together to create more excellent game experience for game users.
The cooperation between the two parties mainly includes:
Cloud game: the two sides set up a joint project of start cloud game to build a start cloud game platform based on PC and host game and a super large cloud game rendering cluster system with the help of NVIDIA's leading GPU technology;
Game baking: through the establishment of baking joint project, based on NVIDIA GPU platform and Optix to create an efficient game lighting baking solution to improve the efficiency of game production;
Game engine: Based on NVIDIA's professional knowledge and technical support in the field of game technology, integrate and develop the game engine to create and provide the next generation of game experience;
Game AI: focus on the application of AI technology, model optimization and algorithm performance improvement in the game scene, enrich the game content through innovative practice, and create more new playing methods.
Ma Xiaoyi also mentioned that there will be three stages in the development of cloud Games: the first stage is to improve the basic experience to be consistent with the local game experience; the second stage is to significantly reduce the unit operating cost and explore a suitable business model; the third stage is to develop the original cloud games to promote the development of the whole game industry through the innovation of playing methods and experience. Tencent game has different attempts in the field of cloud games, and start is one of them. Through in-depth cooperation with NVIDIA on the start project, Tencent games will focus on creating a new experience of large-scale games.
Start cloud game (https://start.qq.com) is Tencent's future oriented cross terminal game platform, allowing users to play large-scale games anytime, anywhere. Start has been applied for user test in March of 19. At present, PC terminal has been online in many provinces and cities. The first batch of games include fortress night, nba2k online2, Jianling, exile Road, etc. qualified users can choose to run in cloud game mode in wegame to participate in the official experience or test of the game.