Supporters wondering exactly what they’ll be able to play when the open, Android-based Ouya console is released can wonder a little less today, as the indie-friendly console maker announced that OnLive’s library of hundreds of streamable games would be available at launch. The move should somewhat allay concerns that Ouya’s TEGRA 3-based chipset won’t be able to compete with its more powerful console competition, since games running on OnLive’s servers can be as resource intensive as they need to be. Still, you’ll need a better-than-decent broadband connection to stream those games in a playable form, and even then you might notice some controller latency and video issues, if our previous OnLive tests are anything to go on. Read the full story at ARS Technica.
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