Gaikai cloud service will be launched in North America in the next year. This was stated by the president of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida (Shuhei Yoshida) during the exhibition Tokyo Game Show.
Recall the next generation gaming console Sony PlayStation 4 is different from its predecessor the PlayStation 3 at the architectural level. Because older PS3 games compatible with the new console. To remedy this situation, it is planned to use a cloud service Gaikai, which will provide streaming of old console games on the PlayStation 4.
Initially, the service Gaikai will run some older games for streaming. Moreover, it will be quite popular games. Over time, their number will increase. According to Yoshida, users will be able to run older games on devices PS4, PS Vita and Vita TV. Users in North America will get access to the service in 2014. For European Gaikai terms of service availability have not been announced.
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