Ouya Gaming Consoles to Come on an Annual Basis

February 8, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Ouya gaming consoles have already amassed a lot of attention with its unique design and specifications. The latest news regarding this console is also catchy.

The developers behind this unique console have revealed that they will be releasing new Ouya consoles at least once every year.

They are giving out the reason that developments in technology is going at a faster pace and they want their consumers to get their hands on latest technology at all times.


No other gaming console has yet tried this annual release agenda. So in that way too, Ouya has become special.

The first Ouya console will launch with a Tegra 3 quad-core A9 chip and run at a clock speed of 1.6GHz. The Ouya is slated to ship next month for Kickstarter backers. It will launch at brick-and-mortar stores like Best Buy, Target, and GameStop in June and retail for $99.

The developers have also promised that all Ouya consoles will have 100% backward compatibility. The Ouya will feature an exclusive Ouya store for applications and games designed specifically for the Ouya platform.

Out of the box, Ouya will include the TwitchTV application and access to the OnLive video game streaming service. Initially, it is expected to run on a modified version of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and be open to rooting without voiding the warranty.

The console’s hardware design will allow it to be easily opened up, requiring only a standard screwdriver to allow easy modding and possible hardware add-ons.

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