One of the concerns people rightfully have with digital distribution services is whether or not they will retain their purchases if the company overseeing the platform closes. That was one of my first thoughts upon hearing Friday's flood of rumors about cloud gaming service OnLive.
Despite everything that happened last week, you won't lose your OnLive purchases; "users are not expected to notice any change whatsoever," reads a press release. In restructuring itself as a company, not everything made it over, though "almost half" of the staff were given job offers "at their current salaries."
As for who's funding this slimmed-down version of the company, the first investor is an affiliate of Lauder Partners. The press release that clarifies some of these details, in addition to a brief FAQ, can be found below. I'm not an OnLive user myself, but I suppose this is reassuring news for those of you who are.
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