Streaming Ushers in the Third Age of Gaming

For decades, video games were bought in brick and mortar stores. Then, players began downloading games directly to their consoles. Now publishers are eyeing a new age, where games are streamed instantaneously to whatever screen the players are in front of. It's a Netflix-like model that could radically change how we play games in the near future. Join us as we look at what the near- and mid-term future holds for game streaming technology - and what it might mean for players.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate