LG is expanding its gaming offering to include TVs. (Image source: LG)
Big brands like Samsung and LG have been working on expanding their range of games on smart TVs for a while. Samsung offers the already integrated Game Hub for this. LG now wants to follow suit with the Gaming Shelf.
LG Electronics expands the gaming experience on TV
Cloud gaming was previously possible on LG TVs with apps, but customers should be able to with Gaming Shelf an even broader access to cloud gaming received – and all without a PC or console.
With the new offer, functions and offers such as Blacknut and Utomik Cloud will be bundled in the future. These are on LG TVs from September or November available, but these require at least webOS 6.0 and webOS 2022.
Blacknut and Utomik Cloud “offer a wealth of titles ranging from classic AAA games to indie favorites, story-driven adventures, sports, strategy and more.” Subscribers have the opportunity to select any of these games from the catalog and play them immediately. Additional titles will be added every month.
Blacknut offers subscribers more than 500 PC and console games, including the largest collection of racing and sports games in the cloud gaming space as well as hits like Overcooked and various Disney games. According to LG, Utomik Cloud will offer a growing selection of more than 100 games from the PC library of over 1,300 games, covering various genres.
We checked out the new LG OLED Flex monitor:
LG TVs: Future updates bring more possibilities
The first innovations will be available as early as this month in the LG Apps Store on LG TVs with webOS 6.0 and webOS 2022. The new Gaming Shelf is already on the revamped home screen. There you already have access to selected “NVIDIA GeForce NOW” titles. Later there will be the possibility Access games from Google Stadia and other gaming services through the Gaming Shelf (Source: LG Newsroom).