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OnLive In Talks To Collaborate With PS3 And Xbox

OnLive is reportedly in talks with Microsoft and Sony to bring its cloud based game streaming service to their Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 gaming consoles.

In an interview with CVG (opens in new tab), Onlive vice president of engineering Joe Bentley confirmed that OnLive’s service could work well on both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 and said that it was in talks with the companies to accomplish it.

“Absolutely, they would make great consoles. Our controller is a hybrid between a PS3 controller and an Xbox controller. It's all compatible, it would just work. There are OnLive guys chatting [Sony and MS], but we'll see where it goes. But it would absolutely work, we're ready to work with everybody,” he said.

OnLive allows users to play popular games on TVs, tablets, PCs and laptops using its cloud based game streaming engine. The company also offers a dedicated game controller to accommodate gamers on such a diverse range of devices.

If OnLive comes to these consoles, PS3 users will be able to play games developed exclusively for Xbox and vice versa, significantly enriching gamers' experience on both consoles.

Bently also hinted at a possible partnership with online gaming engine Valve in the future.