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35 Comments

  1. Razor

    Well this could be interesting.

    The comments made by that OnLive person ages ago suddenly make some sense.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. strikkebil

    wat about the lag?

    #2 3 years ago
  3. G1GAHURTZ

    This would be about as good a combination as chocolate chips on a steak.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. TheBlackHole

    Wrong logo btw, just so you know ;)

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Patrick Garratt

    Yeeeeeeeeeees, so I’m hearing…

    #5 3 years ago
  6. The_Red

    Wait, Online or Gaikai on PS3 would mean that PS3 users get to play PC games? Will PC gamers get to play some PS3 games?

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Patrick Garratt

    @6 – Maybe it’ll be a selection of the full catalogue.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. stealth

    1) It would be worthless

    2) There is no benefit

    #8 3 years ago
  9. Gekidami

    “Apart from the partnership deal between PlayStation and a leading cloud gaming service, obviously.”
    …So this is a ‘source’ eh…

    #9 3 years ago
  10. Ge0force

    Playing pc-games on ps3 would be awesome! Finally The Witcher 2, Alan Wake and Torchlight on ps3! <3

    #10 3 years ago
  11. OlderGamer

    lol at Stealth.

    Something like this could change everything. Even to the point of making a PS4 irrelevent. Because something like Onlive is a system within a system. New hardware not needed. It could keep PS3 alive for years.

    Or.

    This could be Gaikai promoting demos. And if that is the case, then Stealth is 100% correct. that would be worthless and no long term benefit. Other then for pubs to promote their games(but they could do that now with a traditional demo – which have become an increasing rarity), and for gamers to try out new games before they buy. But again the industry doesn’t revolve around cool perks for the user … so…

    Kind of leads me to think Onlive or something like it.

    And listen, to those worried about lag, don’t. I use Onlive for PC, I have standard Time warner cable, it flys just fine. However, I fully understand that some folks don’t have true broadband. And that is unfortunate. But that doesn’t mean the system or the idea is doomed just because you don’t have good isp speeds. I think there are more then enough people that do.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. kingofscotland

    Exciting stuff – wish it was Onlive or Steam but I’m guessing it’s Gaikai which if I’m not wrong is just demos just now instead of full games like Onlive.

    But I guess if Sony put all their demo’s through Gaikai service you can instantly try a game if you have the required broadband speed rather than wait for a download, and guessing this is PS+ only.

    It’s all good :-)

    Any additional services are welcome, it’s all choice.

    #12 3 years ago
  13. OlderGamer

    On the flip side, couldn’t this also lead to playing PS3 games on PC?

    I mean it would be possible, no?

    #13 3 years ago
  14. onlivefans.com

    Hey Patrick. Ed, here from OnLiveFans.com. Can you say where you are hearing this rumor from? Many sites are taking this rumor almost as a fact, but you haven’t provided a source. Can you do so?
    Thanks
    Ed

    #14 3 years ago
  15. kingofscotland

    But it’s funny that Pat uses the source of this story his other story about E3

    #15 3 years ago
  16. Ireland Michael

    This is just another example of Sony not “getting it”.

    The sales of the Wii, DS and now 3DS should have made it pretty damn clear already the the average consumer doesn’t give a rats about all the extra bells and whistles. They’re not going to care how many extra services you add the device if the implementation is half assed, as many of them often feel.

    This is a stupid idea if its true, and it will flop just like most of Sony’s other recent digital endeavours.

    #16 3 years ago
  17. kingofscotland

    @15 – would it not a good ‘option’ to download and play a demo or just play it – RIGHT NOW.

    I think it will be Gaikai cos I don’t think it will be full games as that would eat into Sony’s piece of the pie, but as a PS+ feature, stream demo’s sounds good to me.

    There are demos that I’d try that I maybe wouldn’t download but if I could just stream ‘why not’……………

    #17 3 years ago
  18. speedxl01

    Having options it’s great! Kudos to SONY for their openness!

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Ireland Michael

    @16 Using this for just demos would be a waste of time, money and resources. Why would they do that anyway? It would be slowly, laggy and blurry.

    Demos are not exactly huge in size. It makes absolutely no sense to commit this many resources to something that small.

    #19 3 years ago
  20. kingofscotland

    @16 – Onlive manages just fine – I have it and works great fro me, no lag or blurry

    #20 3 years ago
  21. G1GAHURTZ

    @19:

    Exactly. So you don’t need a PS3 to play it on, then.

    Nobody does.

    #21 3 years ago
  22. Erthazus

    I don’t understand this partnership.

    So what? Okay, you are going to play Mass Effect 2 that looks crappier then PS3 version and has issues with disconnections and other stuff.

    What is the point or selling point of this? PC games?
    Onlive don’t offer much compared to STEAM for example.

    @19, yah it’s cool to play games that look even worse on consoles.
    Next step will be that “AAA” games will be mobile games that will be ported from iOS/Android platform to the PS3, 360 and PC.

    Just great. Lol

    #22 3 years ago
  23. OlderGamer

    Thats why I said if it Gaikai, it is a waste of time.

    But if Onlive gets on PS3, that could actualy be something. All depends on how it is handled, promoted, priced, and of course how it preforms. I also wonder if the games offered will have mouse and KB support, because while a lot of Onlives games do have controler pad support, many don’t.

    Lastly, know that Onlive current has a home console. They call it a Micro console, pretty much nothing but small hub that conects to your TV and to the internet. I beleive it has usb support for mouse/kb, and their is a control pad that comes with it. Normaly they give it away or greatly reduce the price of it, when you order certian games as a promo. I don’t use it, I have a PC.

    #23 3 years ago
  24. G1GAHURTZ

    This has to be the first time I’ve ever been on the same “wavelength” as Erthazus.

    #24 3 years ago
  25. OlderGamer

    Erth and G1GA your missing the big picture. And to be fair maybe Sony is too. What if Onlive was on PS3, but it played PS3 games? Instant streamable playable libary of PS3 games(maybe even release new games through it). And that is a big deal, because…

    Because it elemiates a need for PS4 hardware. Onlive is better then you guys think, it is a lot better then when it launched, and it performs much better then the games media gives it credit for.

    However, I think that is prolly a lot bigger then Sony is thinking of going.

    But I posted in a long long long time ago, the console that streams games, wins. And loses. I think the industry will go towards streaming games. This is likly a baby step. I of course fully expect there to be a PS4. But I wouldn’t be at all suprised if it or Xbox Next offered cloud based gaming.

    The next gen(and the one after that) is not about hardware, it is going to be about services. So cloud gaming makes sense.

    What happens next(or at E3 for that matter) will be very interesting to watch.

    Here is a thought…what if Acti or EA(for example) wanted to use Onlive(or cloud in general) to stream its multiplat games across all platforms? A sort of a sega channel thingie, where you could play all of Actis or EAs games is you subscribe(or maybe they do it ala cart). The advantage of that is simple. No more hardware to wrestle with. You make your game on PC, and stream it to everything from laptops, tablets, to xbox to Orbis, to even a WiiU if you wanted.

    Not to mention it could turn the current biz model on its head. Instead of pubs paying console liscencing fees, it could be the platform holders that are paying the pubs for the right to have the game on their system. Kind of the way Netflix currently works.

    I think we are way way way off from that level of service, but dream a little.

    Maybe you pick up the Call of Duty subscription on your PS4, and play with someone on their Xbox Next, or their PC.

    #25 3 years ago
  26. Erthazus

    Yeah right. Sony prepared for the suicide mission?

    Sony’s exclusive games are their Selling point and no way they are going to Stream their content in Onlive.

    “Onlive is better then you guys think, it is a lot better then when it launched, and it performs much better then the games media gives it credit for.”

    Not true at all. It’s not better. Quality image and frames per second are still a disaster. Server maintenance issues are on par with Diablo 3 37 error.

    If you are a “Gamer” there is nothing for You. Just a waste of your money and to be honest, it’s a waste of your time.

    #26 3 years ago
  27. Ireland Michael

    @24 Then every retailer in the world would be severely pissed off at Sony.

    The problem here is cross-polarizing their services. Stream them? Download them? Buy them? It’s overkill, and it’s just going to confuse consumers and retailers alike. At least with buying them or downloading them you still have some mandatory access to them.

    Consumers aren’t going to care anyway. These streaming services have been mildly successful, but they’re far from setting the world alight, and their games selections are pretty damn weak.

    @Here is a thought…what if Acti or EA(for example) wanted to use Onlive(or cloud in general) to stream its multiplat games across all platforms? A sort of a sega channel thingie, where you could play all of Actis or EAs games is you subscribe(or maybe they do it ala cart). The advantage of that is simple. No more hardware to wrestle with.”

    This is a gaming wet dream, but it’s never going to happen, for countless reasons.

    1) The console manufacturers want to give you incentives to use *their* machines only, and no-one else’s. This would make that sort of thing
    2) There are too many coding problems to make it even feasible with most games. All the formats are completely different in design and architecture, and games would have to be designed specifically with this in mind.
    3) None of the companies would ever allow it, especially not Microsoft or Nintendo. Sony maybe.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. G1GAHURTZ

    If Sony is lining up it’s own games cloud, then that’s a different issue.

    If they had their own content, and exclusive games that people could instantly pay-per-play, then that certainly sounds interesting.

    But why in the world would they agree a deal with a rival company, whose business they’d be taking away, in order to do that.

    It wouldn’t make the slightest bit of sense.

    There’s no logic at all in this rumour. Both companies would probably gain nothing whatsoever from such a deal, unless a merger was involved.

    They are competing businesses at the end of the day.

    The only logical way that I can see any truth in this rumour is for something like the two agreeing to put a back catalogue of PS2 games on OnLive, or something.

    #28 3 years ago
  29. OlderGamer

    Well, at least now we have something interesting to look forward to during E3.

    #29 3 years ago
  30. Ireland Michael

    @27 “The only logical way that I can see any truth in this rumour is for something like the two agreeing to put a back catalogue of PS2 games on OnLive, or something.”

    Now this would be actually be interesting, especially if it was through the PS3 and part of a PS+ sub.

    #30 3 years ago
  31. OlderGamer

    You guys think there is a market for back PS2 games? I wonder. I think there is a market for some of the back games to be updated with HD remixes. But I don’t think there would be enough demand for a whole libary of them. I think too expensive vs not enough profit.

    Plus getting rights to 3rd party games…

    It is a nice thought tho.

    But why not just do a Virtual Console type of thing on PS4, the same type of way Nintendo does.

    #31 3 years ago
  32. Gekidami

    ^ They already have.

    #32 3 years ago
  33. keysy

    I Think other companies want to get into the streaming business say steam. makes way more sense that way

    #33 3 years ago
  34. The_Red

    @7 That would be really interesting. This could open up a while new window into the Console-PC connection. Definitely intrigued.

    #34 3 years ago
  35. Chris2pher_Jack

    No reason Gaikai couldn’t offer full games to play through the cloud on top of demoes. Not that I care, so long as Australia are not on eithers’ radars & they continue to not offer anything down under, I don’t give a fuck.

    #35 3 years ago

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  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare getting 15 new Prestige levels

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  • The Elder Scrolls: Total War mod covers Morrowind, Oblivion and more

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  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 out now on Steam

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  • EVE Online heister makes off with $13,000 worth of goods

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  • Marth Amiibo getting a stock refresh in North America

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  • Skyrim beta update upgrades creation kit file size

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  • Paradox’s next epic RPG is, uh, Knights of Pen & Paper 2

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  • Amplitude looks amazing in new gameplay trailer, has a team multiplayer mode

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  • DayZ creator’s “crazy”, “esoteric” next game developed with Improbable

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  • Battlefield Hardline will support AMD’s Mantle

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  • Survarium’s latest patch removes limit on battle ammo, rebalances experience gain

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  • The Hunt Begins in new Bloodborne TV spot

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  • World of Warcraft: you’ll soon be able to buy game time with gold

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  • 3D Realms’ Bombshell returns with the first gameplay trailer

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  • Unreal Engine 4 is now free for everyone to use

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  • Call of Duty European Championship winner announced

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  • GOG brings back Insomnia sale with discounts up to 90% off

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  • 2K is shutting down NBA 2K14 online servers, won’t affect career save files

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  • One Dead or Alive tournament organiser is proposing ban of “over-sexualised” costumes

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  • Destiny: all the news from Bungie’s open house Q&A

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  • Elite: Dangerous and Star Citizen to honour Nimoy with in-game memorials

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  • Deal: get a PlayStation 4 + three exclusives for $399

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  • Destiny: this is how one player predicted House of Wolves details and Xur’s inventory

    The method one Redditor possibly used to leak some details from Destiny’s House of Wolves was the same one he used to predict the inventory of Xur: Agent of the Nine. Last week, Reddit user Megamanexe4 leaked a few pieces of House of Wolves expansion content. The leaks included strikes, new Crucible mode, and a […]

  • Mortal Kombat X is coming to iOS… as a card-battler

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  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain announcement coming this Wednesday

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  • Battlefield Hardline Premium: here’s everything you get for $50

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  • Hayter’s gonna hate: the voice of Solid Snake wouldn’t answer my Metal Gear question

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  • Xbox One bundle gets £100 price cut in UK

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  • Pokemon Shuffle downloaded 1m times, free stuff given out to celebrate

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