November 15, 2011 15:46 ET

OnLive to Offer Specially-Priced Holiday Gaming Packages for Gift Giving Season

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 15, 2011) -

OnLive is bringing on-demand cheer to households across the country this holiday season with gift packages at several price points, from $10 to $160. A revolutionary new way to play video games, OnLive harnesses the power of the cloud to deliver incredible, instant, on-demand gaming experiences over most home Internet connections, with the simplicity of streaming video. Technophiles and kids, hard-core and casual gamers can simply log in to their free OnLive account and play the latest video games on virtually any device they own: PCs, Macs, iOS and Android-based tablets (available later this year), and HDTVs with the OnLive® Game System.

With premium games from top publishers launching this month, including Assassin's Creed Revelations, Batman: Arkham City, L.A. Noire, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7, Lord of the Rings: War in the North and Saints Row: The Third, the OnLive Game Service has something for everyone. OnLive is also offering several holiday gift bundle options to suit everyone's list.

Holiday gift bundles include:

  • From $10 to $50 - A choice of games from top-tier video game publishers to give as gifts to new or existing OnLive customers -- the gift of instant gaming, anytime, anywhere!

  • From $10 to $99 - A 1-, 3-, 6- or 12-month subscription to the OnLive PlayPack bundle, OnLive's most popular offering. The best deal in gaming, the OnLive PlayPack offers unlimited access to a steadily growing library of 100+ hot games, plus exclusive discounts on all OnLive games and accessories!

  • $119.99 - The OnLive Game System bundled with a coupon code for an OnLive game of the recipient's choice. Featuring the award-winning OnLive MicroConsole and Wireless Game Controller, the OnLive Game System hooks up to any HDTV to bring the gift of instant, on-demand gaming to the biggest screen in the house!

  • $159.99 - The OnLive Game System bundled with a 1-year subscription to OnLive's ever-growing PlayPack bundle. Includes OnLive's award-winning MicroConsole and Wireless Game Controller for direct hookup to any HDTV, unlimited access to a growing library of 100+ hot games, plus exclusive PlayPack member discount promotions -- a gift that gives all year round!

OnLive is helping holiday shoppers give the gift of instant gaming that can be enjoyed by anyone, anytime, anywhere. Compatible with virtually any PC, Mac, HDTV (via the OnLive Game System) and soon iPad and Android tablets, OnLive makes playing the hottest games as simple as playing a streaming video. Whether the recipient is a gaming enthusiast or a casual gamer, OnLive offers the latest titles hassle-free for everyone.

Beginning November 17, 2011

WHERE: (Live on November 17 at 3 p.m. Pacific Time)

OnLive is a revolutionary new concept in video games, instantly delivering the latest high-end games on demand through the Internet with the simplicity of streaming video. OnLive games run on the latest high-performance servers in OnLive data centers, not on a local device, so gamers always experience top-tier performance, with no discs, no big downloads and no need to upgrade their gaming device.

Players of all skill levels can simply sign up for a free account at, log in and jump right into instant-play, new-release video games whenever and wherever they want on virtually any device: PCs, Macs, iPad and Android-based tablets, and HDTVs with the OnLive Game System. The OnLive Game Service also offers unprecedented social features, such as the ability to watch thousands of other gamers play live in the massive spectating Arena, international voice chat with other spectators and gamers, and the ability for players to easily record Brag Clip™ videos of their gameplay to post and share with friends on their Facebook wall.

With a comprehensive library of well over 150 games, including some of the season's biggest blockbuster titles, OnLive offers amazing options in every genre including action/adventure, driving, sports and family.

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