Great news for Samsung TV gamers: the Korean manufacturer has just announced the launch of the Gaming Hub on Samsung 2022 TVs! What is this new Samsung feature for gamers? What games and services are available? Which Samsung TVs are compatible? How can you access it?
Find the answers to all of these questions in this article!
Samsung Gaming Hub: Cloud gaming and streaming
The Gaming Hub is a new homepage on Samsung Smart TVs. Entirely dedicated to the world of video games, this platform gathers all your games and streaming services in one place.
So you don’t need a console or PC to play! A Bluetooth controller is all you need. Simply turn on your TV and start your game.
Samsung has partnered with cloud gaming platforms Nvidia GeForce Now, Xbox Cloud Gaming, Google Stadia and Utomik. Amazon Luna could also arrive quickly on Samsung TVs integrating the Gaming Hub.
The Gaming Hub allows you to subscribe directly to video game streaming providers. If you already have a subscription, you can log in with your username and password.
The most popular streaming services for gamers are also accessible from this interface. Your favorite Twitch and YouTube channels and Spotify playlists are just a click away.
With this new interface, the Korean manufacturer makes a decisive step towards the gamer community. Thanks to Cloud Gaming, the TV is no longer just a viewing device. It now plays a central role, becoming both a screen and a console.
Samsung Gaming Hub: which Samsung TVs are compatible?
Samsung’s new dedicated gaming interface is available on all 2022 Samsung connected TVs. It is also found on Samsung Smart Monitors. Just update the system software of the TV or monitor to enjoy it.
Samsung QN800B TV range (UHD 8K)
Samsung The Serif 2022 TV range (LS01B)
Samsung Gaming Hub: how to enjoy it?
100% free, the Samsung Gaming Hub will be integrated via an automatic update of the TV software system. The deployment of this update is underway since June 30 and will be done gradually.
To enjoy an optimal gaming experience with Samsung 2022 TVs via this platform, you need a Bluetooth controller. The most popular controllers available on the market are compatible with this service.
Once the controller is paired with the TV, you can use it to navigate the hub and play games. The Gaming Hub also offers an audio feature, if the video game streaming provider also offers it. If necessary, you can pair your Bluetooth headphones.
Note that it is possible to navigate this new interface with the TV’s remote control. However, it cannot be used to play.