Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard is already bearing fruit for gamers. During the long legal battle aimed at finalizing this historic transaction, the Redmond firm had no other choice but to offer the cloud gaming rights of its licenses to other manufacturers and studios. Thus, NVIDIA and Ubisoft will both benefit from Activision Blizzard’s historic catalog to enrich their streaming game offerings. It didn’t take long before the first inclusion of its kind appeared. GeForce NOW service kicks off the festivities with the addition of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III to its catalog of compatible titles.
The latest version of the FPS, as well as Modern Warfare II And Warzone can now be launched on any machine or smartphone. As a reminder, GeForce NOW allows you to access compatible titles you already own, subject to an additional subscription to the cloud gaming service. Different subscription tiers are available. It is possible to try the different features offered for free to ensure that they are compatible with the internet connection used.
Subsequently, two plans are available to players: the Priority plan guaranteeing priority access to premium servers equipped with RTX graphics cards, and the Ultimate plan offering exclusive access to servers equipped with RTX 4080 cards for optimal performance (4K compatible). and 120 fps). Unfortunately, the monthly subscription plans are now saturated and only six-month packs are available for €54.99 for Priority access and €109.99 for Ultimate access.
A bunch of new things
Call of Duty don’t come alone. NVIDIA has a habit of expanding its list of compatible titles as regularly as possible and this time offers no less than 15 newcomers:
- Last Train Home (Steam)
- Gangs of Sherwood (Steam)
- SteamWorld Build (Steam, Xbox PC Game Pass)
- Astrea: Six-Sided Oracles (Steam)
- Call of Duty HQ including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and Call of Duty: Warzone (Steam)
- Galactic Civilizations IV (Steam)
- Halls of Torment (Steam)
- Kona II: Mist (Steam)
- Laika: Aged Through Blood (Epic Games Store)
- Pillars of Eternity (Xbox, PC Game Pass)
- RESEARCH and DESTROY (Xbox, PC Game Pass)
- RoboQuest (Epic Games Store)
- StrangerZ (Steam)
Subscribers wishing to improve their smartphone cloud gaming experience can also take advantage of a new exclusive promotion. As part of a partnership with smartphone controller manufacturer Backbone, GeForce NOW Priority and Ultimate members can now benefit from a 30% discount on the Backbone One controller. To do this, go to the rewards tab of the service.