Cloud-based gaming has become a hot topic among many prominent gaming studios in recent years, and for good reason: It could very well represent a tectonic shift in the infrastructure behind online games.
As a whole, the gaming industry is looking for the ultimate way to deliver online experiences with as little friction as possible, and everyone is experimenting with the idea of cloud-based gaming. But for all the talk of how cloud gaming represents the future, there hasn’t been any agreement on what that future will actually look like.
A variety of strategies
Just about every major player in the industry has opted to take a different approach:
The Playstation Store and the Xbox Live Market now allow gamers to purchase full-fledged games for their consoles on the internet. For PC gamers, Steam has become the go-to platform for gaming, allowing consumers to purchase games online and downloading them…
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