It's only available for select participants at the moment. Gaming 

YouTube Testing Miniature Games on Desktop and Mobile Devices

YouTube is introducing a new feature within its app that allows users to play short games, expanding the range of interactive options available on the widely-used video platform. However, it is important to note that this is not a comprehensive cloud-gaming experience; rather, it can be likened to having a Miniclip-like gaming platform integrated within the social video site. This is an experimental offer and as such only available to selected participants or beta testers. How do you know if you’ve been selected? Open YouTube and look for the “Playables”…

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Cloud Gaming Chromebook owners get access to the higher-end Ultimate tier. Gaming 

Chromebook Users Receive Three Months of Free Access to Google’s GeForce Now Cloud Gaming

Today, Google made an announcement stating that all individuals who own Chromebooks are eligible to receive a complimentary three-month subscription to GeForce Now. The majority of Chromebook users will be granted a GeForce Now Priority subscription, which typically costs $10 per month. However, those who own Cloud Gaming Chromebooks will gain access to the Ultimate tier, valued at $20 per month. This promotion is being offered in conjunction with the launch of Baldur’s Gate 3 on Nvidia’s cloud gaming service. Regular Chromebook owners can claim three months of GeForce Now…

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Microsoft said the deal makes for 'a substantially different transaction under UK law.' Gaming 

Microsoft to Acquire Ubisoft Streaming Rights for Activision Blizzard in Bid to Gain UK Approval

In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced a major revision to its proposed merger with Activision Blizzard. The company plans to sell the cloud gaming rights for Activision Blizzard games to Ubisoft, a rival company. This move aims to address the concerns raised by UK regulators, who previously blocked the deal due to Microsoft’s potential monopoly in cloud gaming. However, the approval for this revised proposal is not expected until October 18th. “As a result of the agreement with Ubisoft, Microsoft believes that its proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard is…

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The PS Plus Premium perk supports up to 4K resolution. Gaming 

Beta Testing for PlayStation 5 Cloud Game Streaming Service Launches

According to reports, Sony has started the beta release of a cloud streaming service for PS Plus Premium subscribers, which allows for 4K resolution. Initially announced in June as being in the early development phase, this feature will enable users to access PS Plus catalog titles, game trials, and digital PS5 titles they own. This service could be beneficial for PlayStation users as it eliminates the need for time-consuming downloads that consume storage space. A PlayStation email to an invited tester, posted on Reddit, says: “We’re excited to announce PS5…

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You won't always have to download the latest games before you play. Gaming 

Sony Examining Cloud Gaming for PS Plus Premium Subscribers on PS5

Sony is preparing to offer PS5 game streaming on devices such as Project Q handheld, but first, it needs to provide the streaming service. Fortunately, the company is currently testing the streaming of “supported” PS5 games for PlayStation Plus Premium subscribers, which includes PS Plus Game Catalog titles and game trials. Although users will need to use their PS5 system, this will eliminate the need to download games and take up valuable SSD space. The test is in the “early stage”. A launch window and other information will be available…

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