The Ouya game service and all the games on the platform will stop working on June 25, Razer announced. That date will mark the smooth end of what began as a successful Kickstarter success story: Ouya's cheap mini console was powered by Android and introduced games such as TowerFall . But despite being positioned as the independent console, Ouya never took off after his $ 8.5 million crowdfunding campaign. The objective was to move the scene of indie games from Android to television screens, with exclusive exclusive titles of Ouya mixed, but the execution was unsuccessful.
The hardware has been discontinued since Razer acquired Ouya's software assets in 2015. Therefore, it is somewhat surprising that the platform has continued to operate for almost four additional years. But all that ends next month. The accounts will be deactivated on June 25. After that, Razer says that "access to the Discover section will no longer be available." The downloaded games that appear on Play can continue to work if they do not require a purchase validation at launch. "But in general, games on the platform of Ouya will cease to function after the cut-off date.
Razer notes that some developers may choose to help their Ouya customers by activating the same game on some other platform (ie, Google Play) where it is available after the close
Razer's Forge TV device will continue to function as an Android TV set-top box, but the Forge TV game store will also be disconnected on the 25th. Part of Razer's thinking behind the acquisition of Ouya was to push his ambitions to long-term TV games with Android, the company has clearly changed its priorities in recent years, as indicated by the decision to finally close Ouya's once for all.