Press Release

Antstream Arcade brings world’s largest library of retro games to the Epic Games Store

Retro game library now offering 1200+ titles to Epic Games Store users.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]


  • Over 1200 iconic games now available to play for free 
  • Antstream Arcade is the first cloud gaming platform to be added to the Epic Games Store
  • New users gifted free gems to welcome them to the platform, used to unlock challenge game modes and play in tournaments

London: 26 November 2021 - Global leader in cloud gaming Antstream Arcade launches on the Epic Games Store today, bringing its library of over 1200 games to millions of gamers world-wide. Epic’s users will be able to play iconic video games from the arcade era and beyond, for free, through Antstream Arcade’s dedicated platform. 
The first pure cloud gaming platform to be added to the Epic Games Store, Antstream boasts the largest library of games of any cloud gaming service, with iconic classics including Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Mortal Kombat. Antstream Arcade provides the best way for players to enjoy a huge range of retro and casual games - from definitive classics to obscure curios - for free, with no downloads or microtransactions. 
As part of a 7-day offer to welcome new users to the platform, players will receive a free gem pack worth $14.99, which can be used to enter the many tournaments hosted on Antstream Arcade, and unlock new “challenge modes” for some of the best games of the last 40 years. Antstream will also be offering players a discount on its premium ad-free subscription option in December, with further details to be announced soon.  
Steve Cottam, CEO at Antstream Arcade, said: “We are on a mission to bring some of the greatest games ever created to a socially connected global community using the latest in streaming technology. Today’s launch in the Epic Store is a huge step towards achieving that goal. We’re very excited to welcome a brand new audience to the Antstream Arcade platform, and to push the boundaries of what is possible with cloud gaming by making it accessible to everyone. Players can enjoy any of the games on Antstream Arcade for free, on almost any device. With over a thousand titles available and more being added every week, we’re confident everyone will be able to find something they enjoy.”
Antstream Arcade’s library of streamable games includes titles licenced from Disney, Warner Brothers Taito, Atari and Bandai-Namco, as well as a huge range of smaller indie developers and IP owners from across gaming history. Antstream Arcade represents not only the best way for gamers to legally play the games of the past, but also one of the only ways to continually support a game’s original creators and rights holders. In addition to providing gaming rights holders with a revenue stream for the use of their content, Antstream delivers a wealth of gameplay data from players allowing game owners to better decide how to shape their franchises for future audiences.


About Antstream Arcade:
Antstream Arcade was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in London, UK. Over the last few years it has become the world's first and largest classic game streaming subscription service and has amassed the largest collection of fully licensed games titles available for streaming in one place.

Antstream is all about the challenge – a streaming service that makes casual and retro games available on-demand on all your devices. Players get access to over 1,100 video games.

The Antstream Arcade streaming service allows users to play classic video games, directly from the cloud with no downloads or installs, on modern devices through an ad-supported freemium model or a selection of affordable subscriptions. To find out more visit

Hannah Bullock
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