Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Through Cloud 'Problematic'

#1s2goodPosted 11/8/2013 11:57:15 AM(edited)
Thoughts?


Microsoft has admitted that attempts to use cloud streaming to allow Xbox 360 games to be played on Xbox One are proving "problematic".

Senior director of Xbox project management and planning Albert Penello was asked by Polygon about the possibility of the Cloud being used to power backwards compatibility, after Halo 4 was shown running on both a Windows PC and a Windows Phone during a company meeting.

Full story and more here

http://uk.ign.com/articles/2013/11/08/xbox-one-backwards-compatibility-through-cloud-problematic?+main+twitter
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#2THE_PS1_PATRIOTPosted 11/8/2013 11:56:34 AM
What does Cloud do again?
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#3Yuri_LowelIPosted 11/8/2013 12:05:22 PM
THE_PS1_PATRIOT posted...
What does Cloud do again?


Defeat Sephiroth.
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#4jastenPosted 11/8/2013 12:09:25 PM
Yuri_LowelI posted...
THE_PS1_PATRIOT posted...
What does Cloud do again?


Defeat Sephiroth.


I'll admit... I laughed.

As for the topic... I don't know what to think about MS right now. They've had so many issues that it just seem... strange. Blunder after blunder with many of their products the past few years and it just seems like they don't know what they really want to do anymore.
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#5MuryoPosted 11/8/2013 12:14:06 PM
Meanwhile the "inferior" WiiU can play wii discs and digital purchases from the old system without a fancy cloud.
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#6embrandedonePosted 11/8/2013 12:14:07 PM
Yuri_LowelI posted...
THE_PS1_PATRIOT posted...
What does Cloud do again?


Defeat Sephiroth.


10/10
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#7coltsfan4ever31Posted 11/8/2013 12:17:26 PM
But I thought the Cloud solved everything?!
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#8Xx Parasite xXPosted 11/8/2013 12:19:00 PM
jasten posted...
Yuri_LowelI posted...
THE_PS1_PATRIOT posted...
What does Cloud do again?


Defeat Sephiroth.


I'll admit... I laughed.

As for the topic... I don't know what to think about MS right now. They've had so many issues that it just seem... strange. Blunder after blunder with many of their products the past few years and it just seems like they don't know what they really want to do anymore.

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#9embrandedonePosted 11/8/2013 12:21:54 PM
Remember kids, if you're backward compatible then you're truly backwards - Don Mattrick
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzLUYX7M1SQ -- The Xbox One Board
#10EnclavePosted 11/8/2013 12:41:38 PM
See, this is why Sony bought Gaikai, so they wouldn't have to code the infrastructure for game streaming themselves. It's not easy or cheap to build the infrastructure needed to stream games in the manner Onlive and Gaikai do.

Microsoft should have bought Onlive if they wanted to compete with Sony in this regard.
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