New PS Now Beta Video Leak Bares All

UI, gameplay, renting, lag, 50 seconds loading times, and more all leaked.

Posted By | On 24th, May. 2014 Under News | Follow This Author @Pramath1605


Sony has been very coy about their upcoming PS Now, their cloud based game streaming solution powered by Gaikai, that will allow us to play PlayStation games even on non native hardware (one perk of this being backwards compatibility over the cloud). It makes sense that they have, though- PS Now is a massively ambitious undertaking, and relying on the cloud to play games probably comes with its fair share of problems, problems that Sony simply does not want publicized, at least not now, when they are still in the testing stage.

These are problems, however, that have been highlighted by this leaked video that shows us the PS Now beta- it shows us what the UI looks like, it shows us the kind of lag we might expect (the user who uploaded this has a 100mbps connection, and he still gets a warning about his connection not being good enough, suffers from 50 second long loading times, and massive lag during gameplay), and it shows us how games are rented, and how PS Now integrates with the PS4 OS.

It seems like there are a lot of problems with the entire setup right now- it simply does not sound like a feasible way to play games. Of course, PS Now is still in its very early beta stages, so things might improve, but there’s only so much that improvements to a fundamentally flawed idea can do.

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  • ME3X12

    Anything Sony attempts in the online space will be a total DISASTER!!!

    • ps4lol

      Every one of your delusional, constantly wrong, malicious posts is a disaster. Sony’s online infrastructure is good and they’re investing more into it.

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      X1>>>>>>>>>PS4lol

    • Krazy Bone

      ME3X12 is a troll, has no point and backing, just here to make people angry. maybe it makes ME3X12 happy, which is so sad.

    • coip

      Sony doesn’t really have any money to invest and innovate. They’re bankrupt.

    • ps4lol

      Completely wrong and evil.


 

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