School or … Get Schooled!–Weekly Deals, Challenges and “Lessons”!
Palo Alto, Calif. — July 2, 2012 — OnLive, Inc., the pioneer of on-demand cloud gaming, today announced the OnLive Summer Gaming Academy, the only free online gaming academy that challenges players to elevate their game through weekly deals, challenges and “lessons” best learned through gaming. Following Friday’s launch of a storewide Orientation Sale, the eight-week Academy opens today with Borderlands as the first official featured game at 75% off.
No purchase is necessary to participate! Players can create a free OnLive account at www.onlive.com or www.onlive.co.uk and drop in for as much of the Gaming Academy as they want. During “Orientation,” June 29 to July 8, players can take advantage of deals up to 75% off storewide and hone their skills in any game they wish. Each week starting today, a new lesson will be posted, along with savings on the week’s featured game. Every Wednesday through Friday, participants can compete for the Head of Class by completing game-specific challenges, whether they purchase the game or simply play the free instant demo via OnLive. Challenges will incorporate many of OnLive’s unique social features, such as capturing and sharing Brag Clip® videos of memorable moments.
“We’re excited to bring fun and friendly competition to the OnLive community this summer, while introducing them to some of our favorite games,” said Steve Perlman, OnLive Founder and CEO.
OnLive is the pioneer of on-demand, instant-action cloud computing and instant-play video game services, delivering real-time interactive experiences and rich media through the Internet. With groundbreaking video compression technology, OnLive harnesses cloud computing to provide the power and intelligence needed to instantly deliver full-featured, media-rich applications and the latest, premium game titles to tablets, smartphones, PCs, Macs and HDTVs via the OnLive® Game System or Google TV or connected TVs. OnLive is available in North America and the UK and will continue expanding into Europe and Asia. OnLive’s technology is backed by hundreds of patents and patents pending. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. OnLive investors include Warner Bros., Autodesk, Maverick Capital, AT&T, British Telecommunications (BT), The Belgacom Group, HTC and Juniper Networks. More information is available at www.onlive.com and www.onlive.co.uk.
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