The e-commerce giant is looking to build an online gaming service.
Video game streaming services represent the future of gaming, according to many analysts, and Amazon wants to grab a share of that emerging market.
Should the service pan out, however, Amazon would nearly certainly include it on Amazon Fire TV Edition screens and Amazon Fire TV devices, plus tablets and smartphones.
The plans for Amazon's service are in the early stages, with sources saying to The Information that the service isn't expected to arrive until 2020.
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Like all technologies, there's further enhancements and improvements to be made which will make these services more reliable and less bandwidth intensive, but will it replace true gaming hardware in the home?
As the Information noted, a successful streaming platform could upend the long-standing business model of the gaming world, in which customers shell out $50 to $60 for a Triple-A title. Microsoft confirmed the existence of its formerly-rumored Project xCloud in October, which will bring game streaming to any device, including smartphones.
Beyond that, would Amazon sell games individually, bundle them as a subscription, or include them with its ubiquitous Amazon Prime membership?
Verizon is the latest of several big companies working on their own game streaming services.
Cloud games run on high-performance Amazon servers in data centers, and the user only needs a fast internet connection instead of an expensive graphics card.
Amazon has yet to officially confirm the reports.