Comcast, EA develop gaming platform ‘Xfinity Games’

Comcast and Electronic Arts (EA) have partnered to develop an HD gaming platform on X1 called Xfinity Games. Streamed over the Internet to customers’ X1 set-top boxes, games would count under Xfinity Internet data plans. “We’ve always said X1 can deliver experiences beyond movies and shows,” Bryan Witkowski, Sr. Director, Strategic Development of New Businesses, Comcast Cable, told Cynopsis. “It’s been designed from the ground up with families and casual gamers in mind; using a smartphone or tablet as the controller, no downloads, no new hardware, no visit to the store for a physical controller or disk.”

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