What you need to know
- EA is another company that wants to get into cloud game streaming.
- It's holding a technical trial for its service soon.
- You'll be able to play games like Titanfall 2 through the cloud.
- You can sign up here.
It seems like every single company out there wants a piece of cloud gaming. We already know about Shadow, but Amazon, Bethesda, Google, and Microsoft appear to be developing their own technologies. EA doesn't want to be left behind and just announced a test for its game streaming service.
In a post on Medium, EA's Chief Technology Officer Ken Moss wrote the following.
Click the link here and join EA Community Playtesting for a chance to be included in the upcoming EA Cloud Gaming Technical Trial. You'll be able to play FIFA 19, Titanfall 2, Need for Speed Rivals, and Unravel during the test.
There are so many cloud gaming services popping up, that it's impossible to keep track. If there's too much fragmentation, many of them may fail. Here's hoping that Microsoft, which is the only company that has a console, will offer the ability to play all your titles through the cloud going forward. However, only time will tell. In my opinion, only a consilated platform can succeed. Many gamers won't subscribe to a dozen different services where their games are all over the place.
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I would be mega stoked if this got added to EA Access.
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