cloud gaming

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00:55 Aug 28, 2020
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Tech/Engineering - Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
Additional field(s): Computers: Software, Internet, e-Commerce
English term or phrase: cloud gaming
Definition from What Games Are:
Since 2009 a couple of services (primarily OnLive and Gaikai) have launched which provide streamed games to players either through a dedicated console device or a PC client. The games are hosted and run on a network of cloud servers, unlike a downloaded game, so there is no need for installation of software or costly hardware.

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  • Hines added that cloud gaming can unlock potential gamer populations developing countries around the world, where infrastructure issues may be holding the field back. CNN
  • Currently, the main cloud gaming service that dips into Netflix-for-games model is PlayStation Now, although Microsoft is rumored to be doing the same with xCloud and Xbox Game Pass. Vortex uses a similar model, but still requires separate purchases for most AAA games. Android Authority
  • Cloud gaming, on the other hand, targets the mass market, aiming to appeal to casual gamers, said Juancho Carrillo of the Spanish cloud gaming provider Play Giga.
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Definition from Yle Uutiset:
Pilvipelaamisessa pelin pyörittäminen siirtyy olohuoneen nurkasta internetin suuriin palvelinkeskuksiin. Näissä palvelinkeskuksissa virtuaaliset pleikkarit tai xboksit hoitavat raskaan tietojenkäsittelyn ja striimaavat lopputuloksen pelaajalle. Pelaaja tarvitsee vain nettiyhteyden ja peliohjaimen.

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  • Pilvipelaamisen vahvuus ja idea on siinä, että peli pyörii palveluntarjoajan palvelimella, jolloin asiakkaan päätelaitteen ei tarvitse olla erityisen tehokas, vaan raskaatkin pelit toimivat lähes millä vain laitteella. - Opinnäytetyö pilvipelaamisesta  
  • Käynnistymässä on kultaryntäys, jonka nimi on pilvipelaaminen. - Yle Uutiset  
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