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Gaikai won't just be used for Sony's games machines - Andrew House

It was Sony Computer Entertainment specifically that announced the deal to acquire Gaikai. It wasn't Sony Corporation as a whole.

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GuruStarr781486d ago (Edited 1486d ago )

I read that wrong at first.... thought it said "won't be used for Sony's Gaming machines"....

didn't see the 'just'...lol

I can't wait to see how they implement Gaikai, overall...

Mr_cheese1486d ago

Its an exciting prospect and one that should hopefully develop and evolve into much much more in the coming years. (but hopefully we will see the start at some point this year)

moparful991486d ago

I hope that this means Cloud saving storage will increase.. I've already reached my cap with PS+

Army_of_Darkness1485d ago (Edited 1485d ago )

PS3, Sony smart TV's, Vita, smart phones, Laptops, Tablets and blu-rays.

DeadlyFire1486d ago

I expect PS3, PS4, PSVita, Mobile phones/tablets, PC, Mac. To all utilize Gaikai.

BABYLEG1486d ago

^^^ you mean sonys about to do what Microsoft's been working on for years?

DeadlyFire1485d ago

Maybe, but I haven't seen what Microsoft is doing yet and I really don't care until they show me something that works. It takes many years to actually build a concept based around Cloud gaming. Cloud storage is different. Both Sony and Microsoft have this. They say 7-10 years minimum to build it up a gaming platform for Cloud service.

OnLive already does this and OTOY/AMD collaboration with OTOY Cloud service is coming along as well. Gaikai has not really shifted to full games everywhere as a service yet. Sony can push it there with a little more time.

refocusedman1486d ago

Hmmmmmmm........... I wonder if Gaikai can be used with all pieces of hardware to link them to the ps3 ie. smartglass for MS and the Wii U.

GribbleGrunger1486d ago

one thing that they can do for sure now is give the PS3 and the Vita any darn browser they want. firefox on the PS3/Vita is now easy

bahabeast1486d ago

well just how microsoft owns skype and rents it to other i see sony doing the same with this cloud gaming company.

RememberThe3571486d ago

I don't think so. MS bought Skype for patents and for the money they pull in. Sony seems to have bought Gaikai for the tech and integration into their products. IMO both purchases had different motivations and vastly different investments.

shutUpAndTakeMyMoney1486d ago (Edited 1486d ago )

I know I will get disagrees but I hope they don't drop pc support. They could possibly make more cash on pc.
http://www.bgr.com/2012/06/... + vista & xp users. just saying it would be smart since xbl is sitting right on my windows 8 screen.

100's of millions will be exposed to xbox live as soon as they boot up.

720 will definitely be cross platfrom day 1 & I think playstation should do the same.
Straight from MS.
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

I am not a fanboy just I just want sony to keep up with MS..

ATi_Elite1486d ago

What your saying makes perfect sense!

Microsoft at anytime can drop the Xbox360 library unto the PC and Sony's purchase of Gaikai gives Sony a way to offer up it's library to PC Gamers and mobile users and raise some cash.

Next Gen gaming is gonna be more about integration, How to get Gamers playing games on multiple devices.

Example: Start playing at home on a console, go outside and continue playing on your smartphone, get to a friends house and continue playing on their PC! The Cloud will allow this!

Don't worry about the disagrees from fanboys, your thinking outside the box and using smart business sense which is good!

TheKayle1486d ago

oh oh so ms would be in a win win situation...more games for windows 8 pcs..(playstation games) and less exclusive for ps3/4 platform (coz they will be also on pcs)?
dont think this could never happen..Sony did this just for their tv

SilentNegotiator1486d ago (Edited 1486d ago )

"Don't worry about the disagrees from fanboys"
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Yeah, all 3 of them...dem pstree fanbois are teh worst!

"Sony's purchase of Gaikai gives Sony a way to offer up it's library to PC Gamers and mobile users "
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They already could have done that with more games, but won't. They still need exclusives to get people buying their hardware and the way they use hardware to push new technologies, I don't see them going full on 'universal' with their games.

miyamoto1486d ago

@ shaddap

They wont drop the PC gaming for tons of reasons:

Sony Online Entertainment games
PlayStation Mobile games
PSN Open system MMO games like DC Universe Online, Final Fantasy IV, Phanstasy Star Online 2 etc.

the works...

JAMurida1486d ago

Sad that we still don't know if Phantasy Star Online 2 is coming to US/EU.

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