The popular gaming console, OUYA, will offer users a free and open sourced gaming environment. OUYA’s funding period on Kickstarter is set to end in less than 4 hours. OUYA has raised more than $8,000,000 in about a month. As the funding date drew closer, OUYA continued to shock backers and fans all around the world by adding various partners, games and specs.
As of right now, many things are known about OUYA. Here’s a list of the current specs:
- Tegra3 quad-core processor
- 1GB RAM
- 8GB of internal flash storage
- HDMI connection to the TV, with support for up to 1080p HD
- WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth LE 4.0
- USB 2.0 (one)
- Wireless controller with standard controls (two analog sticks, d-pad, eight action buttons, a system button), a touchpad
- Android 4.0
- ETHERNET! (Announced by Muffi 7/18)
OUYA has also partnered with tons of awesome companies that will bring all kinds of entertainment to your palms. OUYA has partnered with NAMCO BANDAI, Plex, XBMC, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, VEVO and Square Enix, to name a few.
With the promise to offer users an awesome gaming experience, OUYA has constantly listened to its backers. Backers asked for an Ethernet port, and OUYA gave them one. Backers also asked that OUYA replace their buttons with buttons that had the letters O-U-Y-A on them.
If you’re interested in checking up on OUYA during its final production days, you can go to their website. Their website will provide users with updates and announcements when the Kickstarter funding finally comes to an end.
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Congrats on the amazing fundraising, OUYA. Keep up the good work!