PlayStation 5 probably won’t be console, it’ll be a cloud service, says Tekken’s Harada

Tuesday, 8 October 2013 11:43 GMT By Dave Cook

PS5 won’t be a piece of hardware, Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada reckons, it’ll be a cloud-based service instead.

I mean, PS4 isn’t even out yet, but it’s fun to speculate isn’t it? That’s exactly what Harada has been doing in this week’s issue of Famitsu.

Translated by DualShockers, the article saw Harada laying down his vision of what the next-next PlayStation might be.

He said, “I think in the future things will be played on the service, rather than on the hardware. The Cloud is often mentioned, and if cloud services progress, the time when only the name of the service will remain will come some day.

“The PS5 Probably Won’t Have a main console, but just the screen and controller. So what remains will be just the name of the service. It could be named just “PlayStation network”. Steam is defined a platform, but it’s not a hardware platform. It’s the name of the service.”

You know what? I agree with him. This could actually be possible. But what do you think?

Thanks Dragon.

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