Samsung surprised us when it debuted at CES 2022 freestyle, a compact portable projector like a spotlight.and CES 2023Freestyle was back, and Samsung gave us a new set of features, including the ability to pair two Freestyles together to create an ultrawide display.
The 2023 Freestyle will also target new use cases, including “real-world metaverse” applications, but Samsung has not said exactly what that means or provided any examples. It’s also a bit vague on how the dual-screen feature works, except for the company’s description of Edge Blending technology.
If the max resolution is 1080p, it won’t work on an $800 device. 4K TV But now that Samsung has added a new Gaming Hub to Freestyle’s Tizen OS software, it could be a fun way to set up an ad-hoc big-screen gaming session.
Gaming Hub allows players to play, pause, quit and pick up where they left off in any of over 1,000 cloud-based games available by Spring 2023. Gamers who own an Xbox or PlayStation can connect them via micro HDMI2.1 The port and gaming hub will automatically recognize it and populate the gaming hub dashboard.
Samsung says Gaming Hub will make recommendations based on what you’re playing, allowing you to listen to your favorite songs while you play. Titles are coming from publishers and services like Xbox, Amazon Luna, Nvidia GeForce Now, Utomik, with Antsream and Blacknut coming soon.