Logitech G and Tencent Video games are teaming up on handheld cloud gaming


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{Hardware} maker Logitech G and software program large Tencent Video games are teaming up. The 2 corporations are combining efforts to take handheld cloud gaming to new heights. The brand new partnership is working to carry a brand new, handheld cloud gaming machine to the market by the tip of 2022.

The brand new machine is claimed to assist a number of cloud gaming providers. Each corporations are already working with the Xbox Cloud Gaming and Nvidia GeForce Now groups on the mission.

“Logitech G’s management in PC and console gaming gear make them an excellent accomplice to assist us notice the imaginative and prescient of bringing a greater gaming expertise to avid gamers across the globe,” stated Tencent’s Daniel Wu, in a weblog submit. “At present marks the beginning of a brand new alternative for our corporations to additional push the frontiers of gaming units.”

Just like the Nintendo Swap and the Steam Deck have proven, avid gamers like with the ability to play anyplace. With the ability to rise up and transfer round is sweet. With the ability to sport in mattress could be the peak of consolation.

However each the Swap and the Steam Deck have restricted catalogs. A tool with the mobility of these, however with a a lot bigger catalog due to cloud gaming looks like a no brainer.

When cloud gaming works, it actually works

Cloud gaming is one thing of a holy grail for the video games trade. As video games have gotten progressively larger, customers typically don’t have the area to put in every part. The problems get larger if a gamer lives someplace with a knowledge cap.

Grand Theft Auto V, for instance, is round 100GB to obtain. In the event you obtain it upfront to play it, that’s area in your onerous drive taken up and a bit of knowledge gone. However in the event you play it over the cloud, although, you’re solely burning roughly 2.5GB of knowledge an hour at 720p decision.

In the event you beat it or get bored in beneath 40 hours, you’ve come out on prime.

I’m fortunate that I don’t have a knowledge cap. However I additionally don’t have an entire lot of area. I additionally play lots of completely different video games on the identical time, which suggests putting in and deleting fairly steadily. And all of that occurs in a pc chair.

If Logitech and Tencent wish to set me up with the power to play whereas mendacity down on the sofa? Signal me up.

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