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Samsung DeX gets gaming support for major Android titles

Samsung is bringing mobile gaming to the desktop with DeX. (Source: Samsung)
Samsung is bringing mobile gaming to the desktop with DeX. (Source: Samsung)
Samsung has announced a partnership with several leading Android game developers to bring their games to the desktop via a Galaxy smartphone and its DeX PC dock. Vainglory, Survival Arena, BombSquad and Lineage 2 will all be compatible with Samsung's DeX Android-based desktop environment.
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Following from its announcement that it is currently developing a new Linux on DeX solution for its Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8, Samsung has also announced a new partnership with leading gaming companies to bring their Android mobile games to the DeX Android-based desktop environment. The move indicates that Samsung sees its DeX dock and platform combination as a key differentiator between it and its leading competitor, Apple.

If you’ve played games like Super Evil Megacorp’s Vainglory, Game Insight’s Survival Arena, Eric Froemling’s BombSquad and Netmarble’s Lineage 2 Revolution and thought they would be awesome in a desktop context, Samsung has just made your wish come true. The new partnership between Samsung and the makers of these games will bring point and click mouse control support and the more immersive experience offered by playing the games on a larger screen. This is in addition to being able to continue playing the game on your handheld for a portable gaming experience when away from your desk.

Lingeage 2 Revolution and Nexon’s AxE are also building in low-level support for the Vulkan API that will both boost gaming performance as well as power efficiency. The coming months will also see Square Enix’s FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION be added to the list of games that work in the DeX desktop environment. With smartphones approaching, or even surpassing, notebook performance, the ability to take a mobile and have it drive an external monitor for a PC-like experience is a promising development and Samsung appears to be doing its best to leverage it.

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Sanjiv Sathiah
Sanjiv Sathiah - Senior Tech Writer - 1259 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2017
I have been writing about consumer technology over the past ten years, previously with the former MacNN and Electronista, and now Notebookcheck since 2017. My first computer was an Apple ][c and this sparked a passion for Apple, but also technology in general. In the past decade, I’ve become increasingly platform agnostic and love to get my hands on and explore as much technology as I can get my hand on. Whether it is Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Linux, Nintendo, Xbox, or PlayStation, each has plenty to offer and has given me great joy exploring them all. I was drawn to writing about tech because I love learning about the latest devices and also sharing whatever insights my experience can bring to the site and its readership.
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Sanjiv Sathiah, 2017-10-20 (Update: 2017-10-20)