Sony decided to patent its new baby, the PS Cloud recently. Well more notably, the day after the debut of OnLive. We'll breakdown the patent so you know what Sony has in stored for you after the jump.
Wot is this Cloud ting?, i was in Amsterdamn 4 4 days last week and havnt bothered lookin at ALL of the Gdc stuff yet but ive been hearin about Cloud, if i wasnt a lazy person id look 4 myself :-P Edit. I didnt want sum1 2 agree wid me i wanted sum (kind) person 2 elaborate on wot it was (im at work and dont hav time)
It's basically the samething as what onlive would be trying to achieve. Being able to play games without having a disc based console, streaming the games through servers and displayed on your tv, although with Cloud I believe they're gonna try to implement it with the PS3 eventually.
Oh ok, i thought it was a game engine or sum sort of new tech like the Flux Capacitor or summin the way people where talkin about it Sounds like a cool idea though like i said im a lazy person :-P Thank u and bubbles
and i doubt that there is an announcement today but there is 2 things remain in my head 1. its the ps2 price cut 2. APRIL FOOOLs
Sony patented a tech that would imprint game disks on the console they ran on so they couldn't be sold, lent or traded off to anyone. Thankfully we haven't seen that teck rear it's ugly head. Microsoft patented a tech that could censor live audio streams in real time. Sadly, we haven't seen this tech yet. I wouldn't get too excited about this report until we hear something from the company. A lot of this stuff will never see the light of day.
cloud on PS4 ?
Could be more then OnLive. Could mean resource donation through your PS3, like you do already with [email protected] OnLive needs a lot of processing power in a central location. A cloud distributes processing power through the internet. Now, with a couple of million PS3s out there, the computing power of those devices (especially SPU code) is pretty much unmatched. I would rent out my idle time. Give me some money back. Man, imagine, you could even make money by owning a console. How cool is that ?
I agree fully with Hydrolex. PS4 is only generation that could support cloud. Although they could maybe make it work on PS3 and PS4. Either way PS Cloud is likely to not take any shape for another 3-5 years at least. In that time frame PS4 will be aiming for a launch in 2011 or later if you believe random people. I say 2011 PS4 will come about and somewhere between 2011 and 2015 we see PS Cloud appear.
I can see sony Implementing this. Using the ps3 as the modem, bluray, and BC compatibility. Genius.
great job dragon
Streaming of PS2 and PSone games could be the rumored "BC for everyone" we've been hearing about. Pretty smart.
It's more than that. The Cell Broadband Engine Architecture is network aware so it can be used to seamless interconnect ps3s. Old Kuturagi envisioned this ps3 cloud when designing the Cell arch.
On March 31st 2009 the PS3 Cloud became self aware. -"There's a storm coming." -"...I know..." choo choo choo cha-choo... choo choo choo cha-choo...
How about an online game rental/demo service. Essentially PS3 owners could play any game first right from their PS3 before dropping the $60 for the game.
Pay as you go gaming? Not for me but intriguing and intelligent. Lots of interesting theories in here that seem entirely applicable to this cloud service.
Not one bit, want to know why? I have over 200 PS2 games and about 90 PS games. No way am I gonna buy them all. lol..then again I can already play my PS games =P Still though, I see it more for like a "netflix" kind of service, with the choice of games there to choose.
Its the ability to play ps2 games without the need of hardware or software emulation. Instead of servers like onlive is using, sony will be using ps2 on their end to stream the game to your ps3.
sounds like Sony has big things planned.... where's Microsoft? @Kionic Sony announced things like Fat Princess and MAG at E3... while all MS announced was NXE, which gave birth to the E74 error that bricks yet even more 360's it's not a matter opinion... Sony KILLED MS last year at E3, despite all the bots telling us to "wait for E3" or whatever, yeah we waited... waited for Sony to rape MS and Nintendo it happened again at GDC.... MS sat there announcing nothing, Sony announced two new BD games and 4 PSN games and a new engine it will happen again at this year's E3... sorry :)
if you think sony murder e3 then you enjoyed what sony offered,everyones going have a different opinion.
good find, but i think the announcement will be something else
cloud= final fantasy 7??
well games wise sony murders xbox by a clear mile and it takes no fanboy to realise this but if this comes it sounds very good indeed
i think this is the announcement tbh and sounds very good indeed sounds like a service anyone can be happy with as they can access everything ie newspapers, books, games sounds good but sounds like this is the announcement as sony usually announce stuff in the mornings here in the UK i could be wrong
A Dark Cloud hangs over the xBox 360 and Micro$oft!!! ;-D
Alot.and for a student like me,with a 5gb cap. . .this sucks.most people have caps and this would be bs.makin us buy games that get streamed,that we own already is bs.I hope the announcement is BC,but over and above playing it on PS2 with your disc,you MAY buy games on psn.
I think you are in the minority with a bandwidth cap. On another note...streaming of PS2 and PSone games...hmmmmm. I like where this is going.
The CEO of OnLive (also the former CEO of the failed 'Xband' of the '90s) is going to kill himself.
I doubt this will happen or this has to be an optional thing because 1. This will force everyone to have to have a internet connection and 2. This will suck up massive amounts of bandwidth which would affect people with caps.
What if Sony next launches an ISP division with unlimited bandwidth usage? :0
Yes..because they're not losing enough money as it is..As much as I love and support Sony, they just don't have the money power of Microsoft.
I thought that the ps2 going to $99 was their big announement though.
I hope that the whole $99 is not their big announcement since I wanted a ps3 related one but it probably is.
Broadband connections should be fairly high at that point. It would ensure that shipment costs of hardware would be very low, and storage space for software (and especially hardware) could be reduced or flat-out eliminated. The faux PS4 unit that consumers use would probably still need a disc drive and media inputs (SD, Memory Stick, etc), but little else. A replaceable hard drive would be nice, but I suspect they'll just use SSDs instead. Same profile, faster read speed, and lasts forever.
The 360's cloud is just the CPU smoking.
ps cloud i lol'd my coffee out my noise.
I doubt that very much. Your actually just saying that for effect, aren't you?
no it really did happen...n4g just gets funner every day
lmao osirusss bubbles for the laugh
ok ps4 is not coming any time soon ps3 has a long way to go if they want to show the true power of the ps3 what i mean is 110 percent of that power lol and ps cloud is just another Netflix kind of thing download movies,anime,tv show's,game's, etc and the icon will be under the home icon with a box shape just like home icon and in that your just gonna see a cloud pic on it o yeah one more thing it tell's us where there are more clouds lol
So PS Cloud is a console or a Phone?
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