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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shutUpAndTakeMyMoney2308d 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

The future of consoles is cross platform with phones, tablets and pc's.

xbox vs ps will never happen though. :(

darthv722308d 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.

shutUpAndTakeMyMoney2308d ago (Edited 2308d 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!

DigitalAnalog2308d ago (Edited 2308d 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.

TheLyonKing2308d 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.

chasegarcia2308d ago

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

chasegarcia2308d ago (Edited 2308d ago )

@ disagrees

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

Bonerrr2308d ago

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

Omar912308d ago

when exactly is Gaikai gonna be available?

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