"The Cloud"

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3 years ago#11
DelRowe posted...
babamig posted...
D. it's a lie


It's not a lie that the Xbone will use cloud, but I do think they are lying about how it could be used.


That's the lie
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3 years ago#12
chiefofsb78 posted...
DelRowe posted...
babamig posted...
D. it's a lie


It's not a lie that the Xbone will use cloud, but I do think they are lying about how it could be used.


That's the lie


No it's marketing hype

Source:

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-in-theory-can-xbox-one-cloud-transform-gaming

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3 years ago#13
Online only. No single player offline games. No developer is going to program their games to downgrade visuals/AI/physics when your connection stutters or craps out, then upgrade when your connection is good again.
3 years ago#14
"The Cloud?"

More like Smoke and Mirrors.
3 years ago#15
Another gimmick for the gimmick console, in my eyes. Even if they plan on processing everything on their end and sending it to you (which, by the way, ended up being a lie for say SimCity), most people in the USA don't have a fast enough internet (or any way to get a fast connection) to actually use it. My internet connection takes hours to download 6+ gigabyte games. Even at that relatively slow rate, it completely tanks the internet for everybody in the house, and I think we have the fastest internet we have any access to.
My argument is that ISPs need to step up or this isn't going to go anywhere. Even if it does, the same thing can be done better (and by this point, likely for cheaper) via PC gaming. Any crap PC can play any game available at max settings on OnLive, for instance. Why waste time with the cloud if you DO have the connection to receive data from it?
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3 years ago#16
You know... GameFAQs has polls, now.
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3 years ago#17
Laylow12 posted...
SonyPonyps4Life posted...
The_Nightwing posted...
Keeperofthedark posted...
babamig posted...
D. it's a lie
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3 years ago#18
Laylow12 posted...
SonyPonyps4Life posted...
The_Nightwing posted...
Keeperofthedark posted...
babamig posted...
D. it's a lie
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3 years ago#19
Honestly, only complete suckers or people that know absolutely nothing about tech are believers.
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3 years ago#20
TheFeshPince posted...
You know... GameFAQs has polls, now.


I'm not high enough level, Besides there's enough polls as is. I like doing things they old fashion way.
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