The Sony PlayStation logo is seen on the exhibition floor during the Tokyo Game Show on September 12, 2019. Photo: AFP The Sony PlayStation logo is seen on the exhibition floor during the Tokyo Game Show on September 12, 2019. Photo: AFP
The Sony PlayStation logo is seen on the exhibition floor during the Tokyo Game Show on September 12, 2019. Photo: AFP

Cloud gaming with PlayStation titles generates more carbon emissions than playing with physical discs and downloaded copies, study says

  • Cloud gaming lets players stream games without storing them on their consoles, computers or tablets
  • Constant streaming means cloud gaming uses a lot of energy, but it might have a smaller carbon footprint for shorter games lasting a few hours

Topic |   Climate change
The Sony PlayStation logo is seen on the exhibition floor during the Tokyo Game Show on September 12, 2019. Photo: AFP The Sony PlayStation logo is seen on the exhibition floor during the Tokyo Game Show on September 12, 2019. Photo: AFP
The Sony PlayStation logo is seen on the exhibition floor during the Tokyo Game Show on September 12, 2019. Photo: AFP
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