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Hirai: Gaikai deal will propel games industry to the cloud

He also stated that consumers were increasingly moving to the mobile space, and he felt that cloud technology was related to that movement, hinting that the the future of PlayStation could be cross-platform

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shutUpAndTakeMyMoney1356d ago

1 year ago..
"“There are a variety of OSes,” he added. “But we’re focusing first on Android. There’s also Windows, iOS and so forth, but we don’t have the resources to make it compatible with everything from the start.”" - Kaz Hirai
http://www.vg247.com/2011/0...

The future of consoles is cross platform with phones, tablets and pc's.
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

xbox vs ps will never happen though. :(

darthv721356d ago

sony is joining MS and others in the idea of a digital future.

If they can come to an agreement on such things like DD and cloud then i would hope they come to an agreement on cross platform competition.

shutUpAndTakeMyMoney1356d ago (Edited 1356d ago )

I wonder what valve thinks of the whole cloud gaming thing. I bet they are looking into it at least to stay current with technology.

So far google fiber will be expanding next year & I am sure people will pay for it since it's a good deal!
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

DigitalAnalog1356d ago (Edited 1356d ago )

Seems to me they're trying hold options for "in-case" scenarios that may appear next-gen. Sony completely overlooked the online phenomenon on the PS3 hence was severely disadvantaged initially from the 360's standpoint. It seems they're doing the opposite and trying to prepare for any possible directions the gaming industry might face with minimal losses.

TheLyonKing1356d ago

The cloud has been talked about for 5 years now, this is a really slow take off.

I am still reluctant to be part of cloud gaming and cloud based things i prefer to have more physical medium of storage.

chasegarcia1356d ago

slow take off? the cloud has already landed. email, games, movies, etc.

chasegarcia1356d ago (Edited 1356d ago )

@ disagrees

Look the cloud is here. Blame your internet speed for any lag.

Bonerrr1356d ago

Will that be along side the horrid input lag.... LOL

Omar911356d ago

when exactly is Gaikai gonna be available?

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