Microsoft’s new Xbox Series X (right) and S consoles will compete against Sony’s PlayStation 5 starting from November, but some experts are saying this could be the final generation of physical games machines. Photo: DPA Microsoft’s new Xbox Series X (right) and S consoles will compete against Sony’s PlayStation 5 starting from November, but some experts are saying this could be the final generation of physical games machines. Photo: DPA
Microsoft’s new Xbox Series X (right) and S consoles will compete against Sony’s PlayStation 5 starting from November, but some experts are saying this could be the final generation of physical games machines. Photo: DPA

Will new PlayStation and Xbox consoles be the last we see or will cloud gaming still struggle to gain a foothold?

  • Some experts believe that cloud gaming services offered by companies such as Google and Amazon will end the need for large, expensive consoles
  • But network limitations mean key features likely to be highly desired by gamers will still be many years off for cloud gaming, others say

Topic |   Video gaming
Microsoft’s new Xbox Series X (right) and S consoles will compete against Sony’s PlayStation 5 starting from November, but some experts are saying this could be the final generation of physical games machines. Photo: DPA Microsoft’s new Xbox Series X (right) and S consoles will compete against Sony’s PlayStation 5 starting from November, but some experts are saying this could be the final generation of physical games machines. Photo: DPA
Microsoft’s new Xbox Series X (right) and S consoles will compete against Sony’s PlayStation 5 starting from November, but some experts are saying this could be the final generation of physical games machines. Photo: DPA
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