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Apple Confirms: Stadia and xCloud Unavailable on iOS

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 August 2020, 21:48

Apple has confirmed what we have long expected. Streaming services like Google Stadia and Project xCloud are against App Store's regulations. In other words, we won't see any of them on iOS devices.

Project xCloud - Release Date, Game List and Controllers

Karol Laska , 04 August 2020, 22:44

The xCloud service together with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will soon be launched on the global market. The most important titles that will be able to run on mobile devices, PCs, and Xbox were revealed.

Xbox Boss on Future Plans; Project xCloud in Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Karol Laska , 16 July 2020, 21:13

Microsoft has shared its plans for the future of Xbox and all related services.

PS5 Patent Suggests Backwards Compatibility with PS1, PS2 and PS3 by Streaming

Sodar, 09 July 2020, 18:15

One of Sony's patents gives hope that not only PS4 games, but also those from earlier generations of consoles will run on the PS5. The key may be streaming.

Desperados 3 and Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord in GeForce NOW

Milosz Szubert, 03 July 2020, 13:10

The GeForce NOW streaming service library of games supported by GeForce NOW has been expanded with another twelve titles. Among them were such titles as Desperados III, Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord and Polish Serial Cleaner.

Steam Cloud Play - Valve's Streaming Service Becomes a Fact

Christian Pieniazek, 28 May 2020, 20:08

Valve has provided the developers with the beta version of its streaming service. The goal of Steam Cloud Play, as it is called, is to integrate Steam with GeForce Now and, in the future, to connect it with other platforms of this type.

PS Now Becoming Increasingly Popular

Christian Pieniazek, 19 May 2020, 19:27

PlayStation Now, Sony's video game streaming service, is becoming increasingly popular. The Japanese reported that the number of its users has doubled since October 2019.

GeForce NOW With DLSS 2.0 Support in Selected Titles

Conrad Hazi, 03 May 2020, 15:09

GeForce NOW streaming platform now offers support for DLSS 2.0. The first game that will enable us to try out new graphics effects will be Control. In addition, another 21 titles will debut in Nvidia.

GeForce Now Loses Support of Other Major Publishers, i.e. Microsoft

Adrian Werner, 21 April 2020, 11:16

Nvidia is having a hard time convincing some publishers to GeForce Now. On Friday, the games published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Xbox Games Studios, Codemasters and Klei Entertainment will be pulled from the service.

Project Tempo - Amazon is Working on Its Own Streaming Service

Konrad Serafinski, 04 April 2020, 14:13

The NY Times reports that Amazon is preparing a response to Google Stadia and GeForce NOW. The mysterious product is to be Project Tempo, a streaming platform. An early version of the service is to launch this or next year.

New Games in GeForce NOW Every Thursday, Beginning With RT Control

Smoczy, 30 March 2020, 11:08

GeForce NOW will offer its users a new title every Thursday. One of the first productions added to the offer is Control with ray tracing support.

Ubisoft Will Support Nvidia's GeForce NOW

Bart Swiatek, 11 March 2020, 12:18

French company Ubisoft informed that all its titles - including the popular Assassin's Creed or Far Cry series - will be available on the GeForce NOW streaming platform.

Tim Sweeney: Epic Games Store Exclusives are Coming to GeForce Now

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 March 2020, 18:49

Tim Sweeney has declared his support for GeForce Now. Epic Games' boss has promised to release the games from his platform as part of the Nvidia service with the consent of their respective developers, including exclusive titles.

2K Games Pulls its Games From GeForce Now

Frozen, 07 March 2020, 20:37

2K Games is another major video game publisher, after Activision Blizzard and Bethesda, among others, that has decided to withdraw its support for the GeForce Now streaming service.

The Long Dark Removed From GeForce Now at Dev Request

Czarus, 02 March 2020, 12:50

The Long Dark has been removed from GeForce Now streaming service. One of the creators of the game, the founder of Hinterland Studio - Raphael van Lierop, commented on the matter. He informed that the owner of the platform - Nvidia - has never asked for permission to share their content.

„The Idea of Making Films is Dead.” Star of Altered Carbon on Streaming

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 February 2020, 15:09

Anthony Mackie apparently doesn't believe in the future of cinema. Star of Altered Carbon season 2 recently stated that currently producers do not work in the movie industry, but for streaming services like Netflix.

GeForce NOW - 30% Less Delay in Competitive Mode Than in Stadia

Bart Swiatek, 27 February 2020, 19:08

When Competitive mode is enabled, GeForce NOW streaming service offers lower latency than Google Stadia. Even with normal settings, Nvidia's solution is better than the competition. The test was conducted by the editors of GameStar.

Bethesda Removes Almost All Its Games From GeForce Now

Konrad Serafinski, 22 February 2020, 21:04

Bethesda has removed almost all titles from GeForce Now. The only game we can still play with Nvidia streaming is Wolfenstein: Youngblood. Bethesda is another publisher who decided to make this move. Activision did this before.

Over Million Players Have Used GeForce Now

qjin, 21 February 2020, 21:06

Nvidia announced on its blog that GeForce Now game streaming service is very popular. We've learned that over a million players have used it so far.

Cyberpunk 2077 Available on Day One in GeForce Now With Ray Tracing

Conrad Hazi, 20 February 2020, 11:05

Nvidia announced that already on the day of launch we will have the opportunity to play Cyberpunk 2077 via the GeForce Now platform. Owners of paid subscriptions will also enjoy ray tracing.

Activision Blizzard Pulls its Games From GeForce Now

Bart Swiatek, 12 February 2020, 09:51

Activision Blizzard has decided to remove its games from the GeForce Now streaming service. The titles in question include World of Warcraft and Call of Duty, among others. The reasons for the decision are unknown.

Phil Spencer: Amazon and Google Are the Competition, Not Sony or Nintendo

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 February 2020, 19:29

Phil Spencer doesn't consider Sony and Nintendo as Microsoft's main competitors in the coming years. According to the head of Xbox department, the company will rather compete with Google and Amazon, and not with hardware but with game streaming services.

Changes in GeForce Now; There Will be a Paid Subscription [Updated]

Bart Swiatek, 05 February 2020, 19:06

It appears that Nvidia is planning to make changes to GeForce Now. The company intends to introduce a paid subscription, which will offer additional options - including ray tracing in games. Free accounts will be subject to greater restrictions than during ongoing beta-tests.

Leak: Remote Play on Nintendo Switch and New Portable DualShock

Konrad Serafinski, 02 February 2020, 22:09

A Reddit user claims to have received a survey on Remote Play from Sony. The function would appear in the future on Nintendo Switch or Apple TV. It is also possible that Sony is considering creating a portable DualShock and is working on a remote game without an internet connection.

Xbox Console Streaming Available For All Users

Agnes Adamus, 17 January 2020, 22:40

Tests of the Xbox Console Streaming service have been officially launched worldwide. From now on, all Xbox One owner who signs up for Insider program can stream games from the console to their smartphone or tablet.

Stadia Will Get 120 Games This Year, Including Exclusives

Bart Swiatek, 17 January 2020, 10:24

In 2020, 120 games will debut on the Google Stadia streaming service, including ten exclusive titles that we will see in the first half of the year. We can also expect a number of new features and improvements. The source of information is a note that has been published on the platform's community website.

RiME Dev Believes in Stadia: „Some Features Will Blow Your Mind”

Bart Swiatek, 16 January 2020, 14:05

Raul Rubio, CEO of Tequila Works, responsible for such titles as RiME and Gylt, believes that one day we'll be wondering why we didn't believe in video game streaming. In his opinion, some of the features to be offered by Google Stadia in the future will be really impressive.

Youtuber Runs Destiny 2 on eBook Reader; Functional Test of Stadia

Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2020, 11:55

Google has started testing the Stadia on mobile devices other than Pixel smartphones. A certain Internet user decided to see how the service is doing on... an eBook reader.

The Internet on Global Warming - Server Rooms are as Bad as Airlines

Bart Swiatek, 07 January 2020, 15:20

According to calculations by Swedish researcher Anders Andrae, in 2020, maintaining of all global server rooms will require an amount of energy comparable to that consumed by all Canadians. Worse still, data centres' demand for electricity will double over the next decade.

League of Legends Regains Leader Position on Twitch

Adrian Werner, 02 December 2019, 10:40

Riot Games has reasons to be satisfied. League of Legends has been the most watched production on Twitch in the last 365 days. The game managed to defeat its main rival, Fortnite.

Assassin's Creed Developers Will Make Games for Google Stadia

Paul Wozniak, 30 November 2019, 17:50

Google's newly-created video gamedev team just employed some people who have worked on the Assassin's Creed series. They will be responsible for creating exclusive and original titles for the Google Stadia streaming platform.

EA: Streaming Will Bring in Another Billion Players to Gaming

Michael Kulakowski, 26 November 2019, 23:54

One of the heads of Electronic Arts made it clear that in the coming years the company will invest heavily in cloud computing and video game streaming. The company believes that in this way it will be able to reach one billion new players around the world.

Stadia's Problems With 4K - Google Responds

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 November 2019, 23:28

Google has responded to allegations about Google Stadia's problems with 4K resolution in many games. According to the company, everything depends on the game's optimization made by the developers.

Project xCloud Will Receive Exclusive Titles

Paul Wozniak, 23 November 2019, 18:56

At this year's X019 event, Microsoft's vice president revealed that the company is planning to offer exclusive titles that will be available only on xCloud streaming platform. We have also learned that the service is going to be developed in line with the upcoming technology.

Google Stadia - Input Lag Has Been Reduced In Some Titles

Laty, 23 November 2019, 16:23

As it turns out, Google Stadia has lower latency issues in Red Dead Redemption 2 than Xbox One X. The results of the test were posted on YouTube by the editors of the Digital Foundry channel.

PS5 Owners Will Make Their Own Demos? Intriguing Sony Patents

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 November 2019, 13:56

News of another Sony patent, most likely associated with PlayStation 5, are making rounds on the internet. The company has registered a feature that enables gamers to send their friends game states saved in the cloud as de facto demo versions. Another patent application suggests that we will get access to these 'mini-games' even without the console, directly through the new controller.

Google Stadia Consumes Over 7 GB of Data per Hour

Laty, 21 November 2019, 11:10

Google Stadia consumes large amounts of data when streaming. As a result, few users have Internet transfer resources that allow them to freely enjoy the gaming on the road for a longer period of time.

Jason Schreier: „Google Stadia Looks Like a Monumental Flop”

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 November 2019, 22:25

Jason Schreier from Kotaku has received information about the pre-premiere sales of Google Stadia. The new Google service is said to have done worse than expected and, according to the journalist, could be a „monumental flop”.

Google Stadia Reviews - Disappointing for Now, but has Potential

Laty, 19 November 2019, 13:36

Google Stadia video game streaming service is now available on the market. Does the new product have a chance to stand out against other platforms? The first reviews have appeared on the Internet, which enables us to answer this question.

Google Stadia Gets 10 Additional Launch Titles (e.g. Metro Exodus)

Adrian Werner, 18 November 2019, 12:48

The list of launch titles for Google Stadia has just been expanded. On the day of the premiere we will get access to ten additional productions, including Metro Exodus, Rage 2, Final Fantasy XV and Football Manager 2020.

Google Stadia Launch Titles Revealed

Adrian Werner, 12 November 2019, 13:05

We have learned the list of twelve launch titles for Google Stadia. On the day of its release, the service will offer access to such games as Red Dead Redemption 2, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Mortal Kombat 11 and the last three installments of the Tomb Raider series.

Google Stadia App is Now Available on Android

Paul Wozniak, 07 November 2019, 23:52

From now on, holders of Google Stadia subscriptions can download a dedicated app for Android devices. It enables you to set up your account, view games or connect your social profiles to the service.

Valve Invests in Streaming? Rumors About Steam Cloud Gaming

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 November 2019, 18:07

It seems that Valve is yet another company interested in streaming video games. This is what a code fragment found on Steamworks website suggests, where the term Steam Cloud Gaming was mentioned.

PS Now has 1 Million Subscribers, Sony Boasts

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 October 2019, 21:45

Sony has boasted the current number of PlayStation Now subscribers. The game streaming service of the Japanese company is already used by one million people.

Steam: Remote Play Together Enters Beta; It's like PS4's Share Play

Konrad Serafinski, 22 October 2019, 09:59

Remote Play Together, a feature that enables us to play online games that only have a local multiplayer mode, is available for testing on Steam.

Google Stadia Controller Not so Wireless on PC and Smartphone

Bart Swiatek, 17 October 2019, 12:51

It seems that the Google Stadia controller will only allow wireless playing if the games are streamed using Chromecast Ultra. If you want to use the Stadia on your smartphone or PC, you will need to connect it to the gamepad with a USB-C cable, or... use a different controller.

Sony Won't Abandon PS Now After the Launch of PS5

Bart Swiatek, 17 October 2019, 12:41

In an interview for Famitsu magazine, Yasuhiro Osaki from Sony assured that PlayStation Now streaming service would not be abandoned after the release of PS5. Also, the patent registered by the company suggests that the Japanese have far-reaching plans for this subscription service.

Google Stadia - Exact Release Date, Game List and Prices

Michael Kulakowski, 15 October 2019, 20:38

We know the exact launch date of the Google Stadia streaming service. The service will start in the second half of November and will be available only in selected countries of Western Europe, as well as in the USA and Canada.

Nvidia GeForce Now Debuts on Androids

Paul Wozniak, 15 October 2019, 11:19

Nvidia's streaming service, GeForce Now, has just made its debut on Android devices. Currently, the application is available only in South Korea, but its image can already be found on the web. To launch the service you need access to GeForce Now beta-tests.

Google Stadia May be More Responsive Than PC

Bart Swiatek, 10 October 2019, 12:26

Google Stadia streaming platform will use an advanced system based on AI algorithms, which will allow it to dynamically increase the number of animation frames per second or predict the actions of players to reduce the typical cloud delay.