Earlier this year, Samsung introduced Game Center for its 2022 Smart TVs, offering easy access to cloud gaming services like Xbox Cloud Gaming and GeForce Now. Now it’s the turn of older models, Release 2021. Xbox Cloud Gaming, Amazon Luna, GeForce Now and Utomik apps will also be available to them from next week through the end of the year.
However, Samsung Game Center does not work on these Smart TV models. Access to gaming cloud services is offered through separate applications. Also announced is support for most Bluetooth game controllers, including the Xbox Wireless Controller and PlayStation DualSense.
Microsoft has added controller vibration support to its Xbox app for Samsung TVs 2021 and 2022. Subscribers to the NVIDIA GeForce Now gaming service with an RTX 3080 subscription tier can stream games at up to 4K resolution.
The Stadia gaming service won’t be offered as a standalone app as Google shuts it down in January. Blacknut and Antstream Arcade gaming platform applications will be available after the launch of these services in 2023.
The full list of 2021 Samsung Smart TVs that will support cloud gaming applications is as follows: QN800, QN850, QN900, WS1A, QN700, LS03A, AU7000, AU8000, AU9000, Q50, Q60 and Q95-Q70.