After cloud computing, Amazon might be gearing up for yet another battleground: gaming.
The e-commerce giant is reportedly in talks with publishers about releasing games on a new service by 2020. is reportedly considering venturing into yet another business the gaming business, according to an article by The Information. No official announcement from Amazon has been made yet.
Amazon could be up against against other tech behemoths who, in recent years, have either entered or have been upping the ante in the gaming space. Microsoft has been an incumbent player in the gaming space - since 2000 with the launch of the Xbox. In October 2018, Microsoft expressed its plans to start testing a cloud gaming Project xCloud, which followed its January 2018 acquisition of PlayFab, a start-up that provides cloud-based technologies for game developers. Also, Google has started testing a cloud gaming service named Project Stream.