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The first release from Hamburg-based indie developer Hexagon Game Labs uses both the proprietary HTML5-based Ubique Game and Microsoft’s powerful Windows Azure servers. This gives the strategy game with its meticulously crafted railroad setting a technological framework which allows a next-generation, cross-device and cross-plattform gaming experience. Game sessions can be shifted anytime between all supported platforms, such as PC, Microsoft Surface and Windows Phone.
Players of the free-to-play online game, SteamPower1830, can continuously expand their own railway empire on any end device by saving their game status in the cloud. It makes no difference whether SteamPower1830 is launched via the new app or directly in the browser. Users can refer to the constantly updated overview on www.steampower1830.com/Whitelist.php so see which systems SteamPower1830 can be played on. With this technological innovation, newcomer Hexagon Game Labs is pursuing a strategy which Microsoft, too, views as a major gaming industry trend. Check it out here.