Gaikai and the PlayStation Cloud

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Gaikai’s integration with the PlayStation 4 is probably the most intriguing feature talked about today. It will play a very huge part in the next generation for Sony. So lets try and run through the features talked about today’

  • Sony and Gaikai will partner with UStream
  • The Share button on the Dualshock 4 will allow players to stream games in real time to their friends
  • Friends will be able to comment on your screen while you play.
  • Players will be able to” instantly experience” games before they are purchased.
  • Gaikai will allow remote play of PS4 games to the Vita
  • Backwards compatibility(via streaming) will roll out gradually over-time. PS1, PS2, and PS3 games were all mentioned.

How excited do those features make you for the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation Cloud service?

 

Written by Michael Cwick

Michael Cwick

Just a nerd from the Windy City. I’m actually really bad at describing myself because I get all self-critical and self-conscious. Follow me on Twitter, @The1stMJC, to see my borderline insane rants on tv shows and other non important subjects. If I’m not tweeting I’m probably just watching Buffy or Firefly for the millionth time.

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