Celcom introduces Malaysia’s first cloud gaming service


News - Paris 2022-01-21


Revolutionising Malaysian’s gaming experience with over 400 high-quality cloud game titles

Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) is roaring into the Year of the Tiger with the launch of Malaysia’s first-ever cloud gaming service, elevating Malaysian gamers’ experience to the next level. In partnership with Radian Arc and Blacknut, Celcom customers can enjoy more than 400 premium cloud game titles across any platform or devices at only RM40 per month, without having to download huge software or purchase expensive hardware.

Radian Arc and Blacknut cloud gaming solution uses GPU Edge technology and operator networks to process data as close to the end user as possible. While competing cloud gaming platforms must accommodate different network requirements of each players’ service providers, Radian Arc and Blacknut can deliver consistent, high-quality entertainment to any customer.

By leveraging on cloud technology and supported by Celcom’s widest 4G LTE and fibre network, customers can easily enjoy unlimited access to stream and play their favourite games right away. Through Celcom MAX™, customers can relish in the ultimate gaming experience with high-speed internet of up to 500Mbps and unlimited home fibre internet. For a limited time only, Celcom is also offering new and existing Celcom MAX™ customers, a free 1-month trial access to Blacknut cloud gaming services.

The Blacknut cloud game service is compatible with most Android devices and ready for PCs, Mac computers, Android and iOS smartphones, with more connectable accessories to be available soon.

T. Kugan, Chief Emerging Business Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad said Celcom is proud to be collaborating with a renowned cloud gaming provider such as Blacknut, to elevate the accessibility of the gaming experience to every Malaysian, regardless of their age and gaming skills.

Celcom’s latest affordable add-on enables consumers who are ardent gamers to jump on the gaming bandwagon and enjoy the latest online games at their own convenience. We also want to enable our customers to enjoy premium Cloud Gaming technology on Celcom’s consistent 4G network and fibre connectivity. The launch of our latest offering is timely as Malaysia takes significant steps toward implementing 5G which will provide faster networks to deliver top-notch cloud gaming experience and unlock endless possibilities within the gaming industry.

Kugan added.

This new partnership with Celcom in Malaysia is a fantastic milestone for Blacknut and confirms our leadership position in the South East region. Blacknut has quickly become the referent cloud gaming solution for telcos thanks to our unique extensive catalog offering and the fastest go to market without infrastructure investment from our partners. We’re absolutely delighted to join forces with Celcom with this first ever cloud gaming launch in the country.

Said Olivier Avaro, CEO of Blacknut

Celcom MAX™ serves as a one-stop shop for any home and mobile internet and connectivity service, enabling customers the opportunity to maximise their digital lifestyles right in the comfort of their homes or when on the go. It combines the best of Celcom’s Home Fibre™ and Celcom MEGA™ postpaid plan. This best of two offerings include a lifetime savings of RM21 every month with up to 500Mbps of unlimited high-speed internet, unlimited calls on mobile plans and a FREE AX router for homes.

To enjoy the best of both home and mobile internet under a single bill, customers can simply subscribe with Celcom MAX™ by visiting any Celcom bluecube outlet, Celcom Certified Partners or call our Celcom Contact Centre at 1111 or 019-6011111.

For more information on the Celcom MAX™’s cloud gaming services and offerings, visit www.celcom.com.my or check out the latest cloud games by visiting Blacknut’s webpage.

Key highlights:
- First-of-its-kind cloud gaming service in Malaysia with Celcom
- Enjoy a revolutionary gaming experience with more than 400 premium game titles across various platforms, anywhere, anytime,
- Free 1-month trial (limited time only) for new and existing Celcom MAX™ subscribers

About Blacknut - www.blacknut.com
Blacknut is the world's leading pure player cloud gaming service dedicated to the general public, distributed both Direct to consumers and B2B through ISPs, device manufacturers, OTT services & Media companies. Blacknut offers the largest catalog of premium games with 500+ premium titles carefully selected for the whole family, all included in a monthly subscription. The service is now available across Europe, Asia & North America on a wide range of devices, including mobiles, set-top-boxes and Smart TVs. Blacknut was founded in 2016 by Olivier Avaro (CEO) and is headquartered in Rennes, France, with offices in Paris, Seoul and San Francisco. Blacknut was awarded the Red Herring 2021 Top 100 Winner, in Europe.

About Celcom - www.celcom.com.my Celcom is Malaysia’s first and largest private mobile network operator, with over 14 million users on its 2G, 3G and 4G LTE+ networks, covering over 98% of the population. Established in 1988, Celcom is now moving towards integrated multi-access, multimedia services and Internet of Things solutions, in line with evolving technologies and consumer behaviour in Malaysia. A culture that places the customer first is reflected in our award-winning customer service, products, and other corporate accolades at a regional level. Celcom is part of Axiata Group Berhad, one of the region’s largest telecommunications groups actively driving digital transformation across a footprint of 10 markets in ASEAN and South Asia. For more information on Celcom, log on to www.celcom.com.my

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