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Hard Nintendo? Logitech and Tencent to build cloud gaming consoles: Support for Microsoft and Nvidia platforms

via:凤凰网     time:2022/8/2 20:01:01     readed:143

Logitech G announced on Twitter on August 2 that it is partnering with Tencent Games to launch a cloud gaming console supporting multiple cloud gaming services later this year. At the same time, Tencent game aspect also made an official announcement for this matter.


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According to the official, the handheld game will merge logitech G in hardware aspects of professional knowledge, and tencent game in software services of professional knowledge, the new equipment will support multiple cloud service game, including Microsoft's Xbox game cloud and nvidia GeForce NOW platform, the player can be found between different platforms you want to play 3 a masterpiece.

For software speculation, Ray hopes that the new console can integrate Xbox, Nvidia and other cloud game platform account system, convenient Xbox and other platform players transition to the new console, to achieve the multi-platform running of the game.

As for the console's hardware, Logitech G and Tencent Games haven't revealed much about the specs, but the latter was awarded a design patent for a "game console" in May. According to the published patent images, the console looks similar to the Switch and Steam Deck, with orange trim bars and buttons on the body, which is low-key and cool.

Considering the high cost and shortage of chips, hardware-based game consoles are all in a difficult situation to ship. The Steam Deck, Switch and other products mentioned above are all unable to meet the market demand due to the shortage of hardware. On the other hand, today's network is much stronger than before, 5G network, gigabit broadband has been popularized in thousands of homes, in this context, the concept of cloud gaming is becoming a reality.


(Image courtesy of Steam)

Small thunder also said, cloud games and local games are not the same, do not need too strong hardware can easily play 3A big game, and the power consumption of running games, heat is not the local operation to high. However, cloud games will require a higher network environment for users. If you want to experience higher streaming picture quality, broadband and router will definitely need better. However, most platforms are not mature enough to optimize cloud games, and the picture quality is still difficult to compete with that of native computing devices, which will take some time to develop.

Of course, in the cloud gaming sector, software services are the major revenue makers. In the case of Cloud Yuan God, players need to spend money to buy playing time, which may be a lot of money in the long run, depending on how the authorities price such services. However, there is no denying that cloud gaming has gradually become mainstream with the advantage of flexible platform flow.

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