Samsung Gaming Hub Portfolio Expands to Nearly 3,000 Games With Launch of Antstream Arcade and Blacknut Across Europe

May 31, 2023
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Arrival of Antstream Arcade and Blacknut on Samsung Gaming Hub for Samsung Smart TVs and Monitors unlocks new level of premium and arcade games for the whole family

1st June, 2023 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that Samsung Smart TV and Smart Monitor owners will have access to nearly 3,000 games with the addition of Antstream Arcade and Blacknut to its partner lineup, rolling out today[1]. Samsung makes it easy for players of all ages to find content and choose apps that are right for them from industry-leading game streaming partners: Xbox, NVIDIA GeForce NOW, Amazon Luna, Utomik and now over 1,400 games with arcade retro classics from Antstream Arcade, and over 500 premium family titles and exclusive games from Blacknut.



Antstream Arcade is the world’s largest cloud retro gaming service that provides players access to over 1,400 classic games and 500 mini-challenges. Play classic arcade games like “Pac-Man”, “Galaga”, “Dig Dug” and “Double Dragon” through your Smart TV or monitor via the Samsung Gaming Hub. Antstream Arcade is currently offering 12 months of access to the platform for £12.


“Antstream Arcade delivers the best retro arcade video game streaming experience, and we’re proud to align with strong partners like Samsung Gaming Hub that can help us reach more players,” said Steve Cottam, CEO of Antstream Arcade. “We’ve experienced firsthand the excitement people have playing the games of their youth and sharing those games with the next generation of gamers.”


Blacknut is an online video game streaming service that offers instant access to hundreds of games. With a monthly subscription[2], players have access to more than 500 premium games for the whole family, five simultaneously accessible player profiles, and a game library available on all screens.


Blacknut offers a wide selection of games for all types of gamers, from experienced to beginner, across the globe. The catalog includes acclaimed hits such as Metro Exodus and Overcooked! 1 & 2 —additionally, exclusive for European users, is a full selection of Disney favourites. Freshly joining the international catalog for May 2023 are TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge 2 and Tour de France 2022 allowing Samsung users to immerse themselves in the races as they watch the 2023 events live from their TV.



Exclusively for Samsung consumers, thanks to its incorporation into the Samsung Gaming Hub, Blacknut will offer new users a 15-day free trial[3] to explore the catalog and play any of its 500+ premium video games on select 2021, 2022, & 2023 Samsung TVs.


“Blacknut is thrilled to partner with Samsung Gaming Hub and introduce our catalog to the popular game streaming platform,” said Nabil Laredj, VP, Business Development & Licensing at Blacknut. “With over 500+ games and options for everyone we are excited to be able to bring cloud gaming to the whole family in a whole new way.”


Blacknut’s library focuses on pleasing all users, by delivering a wealth of titles spanning classic AAA games, indie favorites, story-driven adventures, strategy and the largest collection of racing and sports games.


Curated and equipped with optional parental controls, the Blacknut gaming catalog also proposes a wide range of options for younger users. A separate pin-protected profile allows junior gamers to delight options such as Outright Games’ great adventures based on the best beloved children’s TV Shows, (Paw Patrol, Gigantosaurus series and more…[4]) all promising giganto-levels of fun for the whole family.


Having one of the largest unlimited access to gaming content for TV screens also means users can sync up to 4 bluetooth controllers to play against each other through co-op, party games, and multi-local content; whether users wish to game together or alone there is something for everyone through Blacknut.


Both Antstream Arcade and Blacknut are available to owners of select 2021, 2022 and 2023 Samsung TVs. For backported 2021 TVs and 2022 TVs in markets where the Samsung Gaming Hub is not available, users will find Samsung’s gaming partner apps in the TV App Store. For more details, please visit: Samsung Gaming Hub.


[1] Service availability for partners may vary by region. Antstream and Blacknut will be available in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and Brazil.


[2] For a monthly fee of $15. 99 / £12. 99 / €14.99 per month Blacknut subscribers have unlimited access to +500 titles from industry renowned game publishers including Disney, Square Enix, Gameloft, Codemasters, Deep Silver, Team17, Milestone and many others


[3] Until 30-08-2023, only available for new subscribers to Blacknut joining on the Samsung Gaming hub.

[4] PAW Patrol and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Spin Master Ltd) Nickelodeon and all related titles and logos are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.   – GIGANTOSAURUS TV SERIES. © CYBER GROUP STUDIOS. All trademarks and copyrights are property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

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