Will Streaming PS3 really be a good idea?

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2 years ago#1
Judging by how OnLive worked, extremely compressed video, input lag.and needing an internet connection better than most people have.
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2 years ago#2
refmon posted...
Judging by how OnLive worked, extremely compressed video, input lag.and needing an internet connection better than most people have.


1) Video compression - sure, I'll give you that one. On occasion, you might see some artifacting here or there.

2) Never had any issue with input lag. That's with mouse/keyboard and using the Onlive Wireless Controller.

3) I have basic Comcast "high speed" internet. Works perfectly for me.

Onlive is an awesome service. I use it all the time on my Nexus 7, using my HTC Droid DNA's 4G for my wireless hotspot while I'm at work on my lunch break. Playing full console games like Witcher 2 and Splinter Cell Conviction on my tablet, smart phone, or desktop, while maintaining my save files across all platforms, is amazing.
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2 years ago#3
Its only a good idea for people with high speed internet.
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2 years ago#4
skermac posted...
Its only a good idea for people with high speed internet.


So, the majority of the civilized world? K.
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2 years ago#5
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2 years ago#6
Grimwhisper posted...
skermac posted...
Its only a good idea for people with high speed internet.


So, the majority of the civilized world? K.


Leaves out almost all of Europe, that's one reason Gaikai isn't going there any time soon.
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2 years ago#7
i have a 20 mbps comcast internet its laggy looks like crap and by the task manager its only using 1.2mbps of my available bandwidth what gives?
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2 years ago#8
THEB0SS666 posted...
i have a 20 mbps comcast internet its laggy looks like crap and by the task manager its only using 1.2mbps of my available bandwidth what gives?


Probably a latency issue.
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