Buying a graphics card is becoming very expensive, especially if you're aiming for a high-end GPU. But there may be another option, playing games on the cloud, but does that really work?
Regulators increasingly investigate Apple's and Google's restrictions on developers
Why it matters: Samsung took a giant leap into the gaming market, announcing several gaming-related developments, including firmware updates that add Game Pass and GeForce Now apps to TVs you may already own. As long as you have a game-streaming subscription to any of Samsung's partners, you will be good to go without needing a gaming console or PC.
Coming early next year
Google isn't done with cloud gaming
Stadia and Google Store customers will receive refunds
Xbox Cloud Gaming is exclusive to Samsung sets for now
Microsoft's Game Pass has slowly become a must-have for hardcore PC and Xbox gamers. With hundreds of great titles and lots of day-one releases, here are a few pro tips you should know about.
Legal action against Apple's browser and cloud gaming policies are pending an investigation
Samsung advertises its new TVs as cloud gaming hubs
Project Keystone isn't quite ready yet
Xbox Game Pass brings Life Is Strange: True Colors and Lost in Random to cloud, console, and PC players
Xbox Cloud gaming is also getting some neat additions to its lineup
Plus 5 more indies for those looking for something different
The demanding game is now playable on low-end machines
Existing and new subscribers can lock in 40-50 percent lower rates for as long as they stay current
The company is also prepping a cloud GPU service dubbed Project Endgame
Xbox Game Pass just keeps getting better
The plug hasn't been pulled for Stadia gamers yet, but Google wants to secure licensing deals with the likes of Peloton, Capcom and Bungie
Xbox Game Pass is receiving new games this month, including Mass Effect Legendary Edition and Outer Wilds
Xbox Game Pass is getting eight new games for PC and consoles
Sets will have passthrough controller inputs eliminating the need for multiple gamepads
120 FPS gaming for a semi-annual $100 fee