Gaming has made incredible leaps not only in quality but in accessibility in recent years. Video games are no longer confined to only consoles and computers but can be played on our very own smartphones. However, our smartphones are still incredibly limited when compared to your average gaming device — a game like Grand Theft Auto V could never conceivably be played on your smartphone.

But now, having to always play your favorite PC games from your computer may now be a thing of the past thanks to #liquidsky, “the Ultimate Cloud Gaming PC.

What is the LiquidSky?

LiquidSky is a streaming service for your phone that works by streaming a virtual PC to your Android.

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From here, you can choose to download new games or access games already in your game libraries, such as Steam, Origin, and Blizzard.

LiquidSky was first announced at the Consumer Electronics Show this year and launched on March 24th. LiquidSky introduced it's latest update to the Android beta just months later on July 11th, 2017.

We've seen similar products hit the gaming market in the past. Each one promised similar streaming capabilities to Liquidsky, such as the #Nvidia Shield. The Shield is able to stream your favorite shows and games up to 4K quality along with HDR. But there's always a catch: the Nvidia Shield comes in at a whopping $199.99, far more expensive than other streaming services on the market.

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Additionally, you couldn't access larger, more intensive gaming titles from the Nvidia Shield without streaming them from a PC — defeating the purpose of the product all together if all you wanted was to stream games without using your computer.

What makes this new LiquidSky update special?

The June 11th update means the LiquidSky on Android is finally on par with the current LiquidSky Beta on Windows. Now, you can not only play all your games without streaming from your computer, but the Liquidsky has a free to access option for users in North America and Europe willing to watch ads. If you’re not a fan of ads, then you can purchase credits to skip advertising or pay a monthly fee of $20 for an ad-free gaming experience right on your phone.

Where do I go to download LiquidSky?

The LiquidSky 2.0 Beta went live on the Google Play Store today, July 11th, 2017 and is now available on all Android devices. The minimum requirements for Android are 1 GB of RAM and 30 MB storage.

Liquid Sky emphasizes that users trying the Android client may experience slight difficulties following the initial launch, especially with the rush of downloads LiquidSky has already amassed.

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Can I get LiquidSky if I’m not an Android user?

There is no Apple version of Liquid Sky currently. The company promises, however, that their streaming service will be hitting iPhones soon.

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