Tech View: Cloud gaming means consoles are not just for Christmas

Streaming games on the move are likely to become the norm within the life cycle of this new generation of hardware – which makes for some tricky calls

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
8th November, 2020
Tech View: Cloud gaming means consoles are not just for Christmas
Gamers face big decisions in the run-up to Christmas, and they‘re not only about which console to plump for

A decision on which gaming console to buy isn’t just for Christmas: it could have implications for much longer. And that means there is a lot of pressure on parents and gamers alike.

The Xbox Series X is in a straight fight with the PlayStation 5 for the hearts and minds of gamers this Christmas. There are other options, but that is the main battle. Both makers are facing plenty of challenges, while...

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