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PlayStation Now Streaming Is Really Going to Shine on Vita

Posted by Sammy Barker

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Early reports regarding the performance of PlayStation Now are surprisingly positive, but attendees at CES 2014 have pointed out that the technology does suffer from some compression issues. Such image artifacts are likely to prove problematic on an enormous high-definition display – but the PlayStation Vita’s smaller OLED panel makes them more or less moot.

As these raw clips uploaded by IGN show, titles such as God of War: Ascension and The Last of Us look nothing short of staggering when running on the handheld courtesy of Sony’s new cloud streaming service. Are you warming up to the idea of yet another subscription fee? Upload your opinion in the comments section below.


User Comments (9)



Tasuki said:

I dont mind another subscription fee as long as it will be worth it. If it has a library similar to the size of Netflix then sure if it's the size of Nintendo's VC then it will depend on the monthly price.



InsertNameHere said:

I have a Bravia a PS3 and I'll be getting a PS4 and Vita as soon as my income taxes come in, so I'm all set to take full advantage of PlayStation Now.

As long as the subscription fee is reasonable, I can see this being the first step in turning Sony's financial issues into a thing of the past.



DaProphecy726 said:

I was planning on getting a regular Bravia HDTV but I decided to step it up and get a Internet TV one so I can utilize PlayStation every chance I can.



Epic said:

My internet is only of 2 Mbps so yeah, cloud gaming is going to work around here. T_T



Squiggle55 said:

Probably no subscription for me. I'll rent the ps3 games I missed on a game by game basis.



Gamer83 said:

It's all about value. If the fee is reasonable and the service is supported better than the VC has been like @Tasuki mentioned, then I'm all in on this. If the library is limited I'm fine just sticking with my PS Plus subscription and taking advantage of the IGC and sales on newer releases.



PMasterTy9 said:

I can't wait to test this out! Also, the cloud TV service sounds amazing as well!

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