The game industry bad guys guys looking to aid the common gamer? A new EA patent could make the modern annoyance of waiting for a game to install a thing of the past. Thank you Per Henrik Benny Karlsson.
Been there. Done that. Got the T-Shirt. It doesn't fit.
Good. Better play them fast before they get cancelled.
How exactly did EA get a patent for something Blizzard and alot of MMOs have been doing for atleast a decade?
Not exactly the same. What Blizzard and a lot of MMOs do is install the basic files necessary for the game to run while downloading the rest in the background. Meanwhile this patent is for streaming the full game while the files are being downloaded.
I can do that right now on PS Now lol
@"Spartacus10" Do it switch automatically for the local version of the game once it's fully installed? Cause if not. Then again is not the same.
Sony shouldve done this . . .
They have. Many game companies have their own version of how they do it. The main way in the future would probably be to allow gamers to play the cloud version until the physical version finishes downloading. Same save. Just switch over. SSD will make the switch to the physical version seamless as it will take seconds. You'll barely notice the time if at all.
I know i was a fanboy
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