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Postby Tyler » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:31 am

There are so many different ways to stream your games now. Here are the ones I have heard about.


Streaming From Your Own Hardware need good upload speed at home
PS4 Remote Play - stream your PS4 to your PC or mobile device
SteamLink Anywhere - the one I am most excited about. I don't think PC to PC is going yet, just PC to Link or mobile app


Streaming from Server (require subscription of sorts)
PlayStation Now - Play PS4 games on your PC without owning a PS4
Microsoft Project xCloud - not released yet. Play Xbox games anywhere without owning an Xbox
Geforce Now - Stream to PC or Shield TV. Don't "own" the games
Google is making a big announcement on the 19th too, that is why there have been 2 announcements this week to beat them
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Postby wags83 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:18 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post PlayStation Now - Play PS4 games on your PC without owning a PS4

This is intriguing. There are a few PS exclusive games that I've never gotten to play because I've only owned Xbox and PC.
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Postby Tyler » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:12 am

wags83 wrote:Source of the post
Tyler wrote:Source of the post PlayStation Now - Play PS4 games on your PC without owning a PS4

This is intriguing. There are a few PS exclusive games that I've never gotten to play because I've only owned Xbox and PC.

7 day free trial.
It isn't ALL games though. Spider-Man is not an option, otherwise I would have done that instead of buying the game and borrowing a PS4
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Postby DannyFanny » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:20 am

I've heard that PSNow has a lot of lag. I'm sure some games wouldn't be awful to play that way, but certain games where timing is important would be terrible.
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Postby Tyler » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:17 am

Google's announcement is at noon CT. I'll watch live just because I am curious if it will be software through Chrome to stream games or if it will be new hardware.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUih5C5rOrA
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Postby Tyler » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:30 pm

No prices or games have been listed, but it is a streaming service to Chrome. The server you are tapping into is more powerful than PS4 and Xbox One X...combined. The limitation would be your internet speed.

They showed you playing a game on a laptop, pausing, picking up in the same exact spot on your phone, and then tablet. All within seconds.
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Postby Corey » Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:27 pm

Tyler wrote:Source of the post No prices or games have been listed, but it is a streaming service to Chrome. The server you are tapping into is more powerful than PS4 and Xbox One X...combined. The limitation would be your internet speed.

They showed you playing a game on a laptop, pausing, picking up in the same exact spot on your phone, and then tablet. All within seconds.

Sounds great for my data cap :evil:
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Postby bmyoungs » Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:48 pm

Neat

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Postby Tyler » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:21 pm

Corey wrote:Source of the post Sounds great for my data cap

Didn't even think of that. No one with comcast will be able to do it.

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