Hundreds of Ouya games could soon be available on Xiaomi's streaming boxes and smart TVs.
The deal marks the latest agreement in its "Ouya Everywhere" effort, helping the company expand beyond the TV.
The Kickstarter-born micro console company is vying to get more gamers on its platform with a 12-month pass to its entire library.
Ouya's shift from game-console hardware freed it up to target a wider range of TV-connected devices. But it may have jumped from the frying pan into the Fire TV.
Nvidia and Samsung have accused each other of infringing patents used in mobile devices, with Nvidia first filing suit against Samsung and chipmaker Qualcomm in September.
A new Ouya console has been launched, boasting a matte black finish, twice the flash memory and a few other small tweaks.
Despite its low price and free-to-try system, the Ouya fails to reach its potential as a disruptive alternative platform.
If you've been wanting to try this "disruptive" game system, it's never been cheaper.
Now up for preorder, the new limited edition costs $129 and is painted white.
This story initially gave an incorrect figure for the SDRAM modules in the Ouya device. The console has a pair of 4-gigabit SDRAM modules.