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New Streaming Technology Lets You Play While You Download

BitRaider launched its new intelligent streaming technology at the Austin Game Developer Conference that lets players begin playing games when only 10% of the installation is complete.

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jerethdagryphon3323d ago

if this proves viable we may see dd games much sooner and it would hamper piracy most likly intriguing tech

Mr Marbles3323d ago (Edited 3323d ago )

has been done on the 360 for HD movie downloads for the longest. Nothing new, they will adapt the technology for games and we will witness the death of blueray and DVD for gaming.

All the Sony droids will resist the technology for the sake of Sony, and hold on to their old bluray technology even if the downloadable games are cheaper, this is the only thing that will allow bluray to survive for a short time longer after this technology is released.

cemelc3323d ago

Yeah and when your hard drive is full goodbye games.

I want to play my games when i want to play them.

Imagine that my 16 PS3 games didn't fit in the hard drive, i erased one then a month later i want to play it again, i'm screw cos ill have to start downloading it and wait and hour to play it(screw that).

And since all those services work only in North America then the rest of the world can go to hell right?

Is not going to happen, at least not that soon.

Mr Marbles3323d ago

been done on the 360 for HD movie downloads for the longest. Nothing new, they will adapt the technology for games and we will witness the death of blueray and DVD for gaming.

cliffbo3323d ago

by the time that happens the Xbox 360 would of been dead for 10 years :) plus i dont fancy not owning what i play or being online just to play it.

Fowack3323d ago (Edited 3323d ago )

Wonderful i say you seem to have it all figured out.

Ngai3323d ago

Nice, the World Of Warcraft trial works the same way. Almost the whole game is streaming download. Probably more games already that i don't know of. Nice technology which we will deffinetly going see more of.

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