Jamie Pert at Product-Reviews writes: In this article we look into whether or not the next-generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft should feature instant demo streaming functionality like OnLive - we think the pros outweigh the cons, do you?
"One thing to remember is that internet connections are ever-increasing in terms of speeds". Well this is debatable. It depends when the company want to lay a cable or not. The problems is these companies are reluctant to do so because it cost a lot of money. There isn't one company that wants to take the plunge first (other will follow after). Speeds are increasing more like they peak at a certain speed and it takes a long while before the next upgrade happens. If the streaming could work with current speed then go for it. It is a nice, though small, feature. If it doesn't then do not bother. Waiting for speeds to increase could be a while and may be available for the next next generation.
Streaming has proven to work on OnLive.... so much so that I forgot I was streaming!
i hope ps4 offers the streaming :-)
yeah, the trick is not to go down that route. Streaming has proven that it is garbage... so much so that I was constantly reminded I was streaming!
Have you tried OnLive?
They could do it if they wanted too, kind of when you buy a movie and while it downloads you can watch it. Getting a demo instantly would be awesome but i dont mind waiting for a demo to dl, I'll just go do something else or play a game while i wait. No biggie.
Why would they wait until the next-gen to do this when both the 360, and PS3 are perfectly capable of doing this today? All it would need is an app...
Yeah, good point.. I guess I thought the big companies would save such fresh features for their next-gen offerings...
Most people(like me) don't have internet fast enough for OnLive. No thank you. I'll stick to downloads.
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