Is there ANY hope for game streaming? We tried them all.

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There are so many game streaming services popping up, with so many idiosyncrasies, that it’s hard to keep it all straight. In this video, James takes Linus through a tour testing GeForce Now, Google Stadia, Microsoft Project Xcloud, and Sony PlayStation Now to see which one makes the most sense...except we didn't try Shadow.
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  1. Harry Meyer

    Harry Meyer27 минутын өмнө

    What about Shadow PC??

  2. Emanuele Bignone

    Emanuele BignoneЦагийн өмнө

    min 10, noobs they dont know how to pick up the sword in samurai shodown (they are too young, they never played the neo geo original game) nooooobbbsssss

  3. Adam Selene

    Adam Selene2 цагийн өмнө

    Why do people get used to paying more and getting less?

  4. Ken STACKS

    Ken STACKS4 цагийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="612">10:12</a> ...did he say Riyuu? Like how they mentioned it in the Street FIghter movie?

  5. Patrick Seitz BlackyRay

    Patrick Seitz BlackyRay5 цагийн өмнө

    this video comes a bit late. GFN is already sold out. There is only a free tier left.... Did you guys start gaming mode on your TV? Because it doesnt look so.

  6. Good one!

    Good one!5 цагийн өмнө

    How about you test it on "normal people" internet 😐

  7. jazzmickge1

    jazzmickge15 цагийн өмнө

    I don't think its a fair real world test based on LMG internet bandwidth. They should do the test again at their home on a normal domestic connection to really see if it's still functional. And also to see if bandwidth creates more graphics distortion or even lag and drop-outs.

  8. monika laosi

    monika laosi3 цагийн өмнө

    Its like gaming in 2010

  9. Chris Santana

    Chris Santana6 цагийн өмнө

    Xx'xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. x cloud and that's what I have to say about the subject

  10. monika laosi

    monika laosi3 цагийн өмнө

    it's so adorable. James is like a son explaining tech to his dad hahaha

  11. PatrykMCMania

    PatrykMCMania6 цагийн өмнө

    wait playstation 1 controllers are Bluetooth hahahhahahahh ohhh linus u goof ball :P

  12. Johnathan Dearnaley

    Johnathan Dearnaley6 цагийн өмнө

    The only way for #lienus to play games on a system he is capable of setting up is Stadia. Don't @ me.

  13. Comedy Xd

    Comedy Xd7 цагийн өмнө


  14. MrAdam802

    MrAdam8028 цагийн өмнө

    Xcloud is best of all.

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  16. praetorxyn

    praetorxyn9 цагийн өмнө

    I don't think doing this from an office with a (probably prioritized) 1+ Gigabit connection is fair. That being said, if you ask me, for any "Netflix of gaming" to have any sort of chance at taking off, it needs to behave like Netflix does, where you don't have to buy any movies or games and just pay a monthly fee to stream them. Most of these services require you to buy the game on top of that monthly subscription fee; if you're gonna buy the game just save up for the hardware to run it on locally and you'll have a lot less problems.

  17. Adrian Cristian Toma

    Adrian Cristian Toma10 цагийн өмнө

    About Shadow? Nothing?

  18. Blizbo Babkins

    Blizbo Babkins10 цагийн өмнө

    What about Shadow Tech PCs??

  19. Evx Eevvxx

    Evx Eevvxx11 цагийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="196">3:16</a> hehe

  20. Paul Moore

    Paul Moore11 цагийн өмнө

    Mobile gaming is becoming a real thing now actually.

  21. ONESiXdesign

    ONESiXdesign12 цагийн өмнө

    Plug your phone to the tv, and play project X cloud using those wireless controller on TV(on your phone technically). Also you can use steam link using that setup. With all your game in steam library.

  22. Aravind Krishna

    Aravind Krishna12 цагийн өмнө

    What about shadow PC ?

  23. JeLezen Kalin

    JeLezen Kalin13 цагийн өмнө

    Rich people : CASH,CASH,CASH! Gamers : CACHE,CACHE,CACHE!

  24. Nicholas Platts

    Nicholas Platts16 цагийн өмнө

    it's so adorable. James is like a son explaining tech to his dad hahaha


    CHACHA AZAD16 цагийн өмнө

    Its like gaming in 2010

  26. mobile legend the legend ARARAD

    mobile legend the legend ARARAD16 цагийн өмнө

    Bro there is no faster than shadow its 0.01 ms

  27. Don Pedro Hernadez

    Don Pedro Hernadez16 цагийн өмнө

    That snapping while turning that feels like latency sounds like a deadzone problem in your controllers. But then again I am no expert so I apologize if I am completely wrong. I just customize my dead zones on my controllers for different games for quick snapping or smooth turns.

  28. Thomas Fox

    Thomas Fox15 цагийн өмнө

    Looks like he had the same issue on all services and controllers, so I'd guess it's more the few mS of latency there. Doesn't take much to become noticeable.

  29. Chuck Gunter

    Chuck Gunter17 цагийн өмнө

    I can’t stand the latency on stream machines, even if it’s little

  30. Baldwin xu

    Baldwin xu17 цагийн өмнө

    It’s kind of weird seeing your pulse way ad Before this video

  31. Haolin Liang

    Haolin Liang19 цагийн өмнө

    How can you guy not trying Shadow ?!!

  32. Kari Brockhausen

    Kari Brockhausen19 цагийн өмнө

    How opinions have changed once you’re no longer sponsored

  33. Loundsify

    Loundsify20 цагийн өмнө

    I can use a Playstation 1 controller on the shield? Lol

  34. neejoy sola

    neejoy sola21 цагийн өмнө

    For me it is directly related to "is there any hope for ISPs to improve?" and the answer is no.

  35. George PRIV

    George PRIV22 цагийн өмнө

    I had GeForce now while it was in beta- it was much better in beta than launch.

  36. CurD

    CurD22 цагийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="113">1:53</a> "or a playstation 1" PS1? What?

  37. FREE Jackpot Bingo

    FREE Jackpot Bingo23 цагийн өмнө

    Not 100% sure you actually stink........but nice add!

  38. neejoy sola

    neejoy sola21 цагийн өмнө

    I know streaming will be the future, but i can't bring myself to like it. I can already envision all the subscription prices whilst never 'owning' a game anymore. As for playing on a

  39. Frank Woodson

    Frank Woodson23 цагийн өмнө

    Linus: "I think 6 hours is a reasonable length of time to be gaming at once" those are rookie numbers

  40. Neil Lund

    Neil LundӨдрийн өмнө

    I've only have GeForceNow and Stadia, but neither are great. Most days it has lag, frame drops and audio clipping. After all the kids started staying home, I've giving up trying to get either one to work.

  41. Art Vandelay

    Art VandelayӨдрийн өмнө

    I think James is a sociopath and im fine with it :)

  42. Hannes Nel

    Hannes NelӨдрийн өмнө

    lol...60hz at 1080 - no thanks, i will have my rig local

  43. bo jackson

    bo jacksonӨдрийн өмнө

    i got respect for this guy

  44. arie gelfand

    arie gelfandӨдрийн өмнө

    not trying pvp?

  45. Jesse Kerson

    Jesse KersonӨдрийн өмнө

    Worth pointing out that if you don't continue to pay the $11 a month for Stadia you loose access to the free games on their service (Like Destiny) or any "Pro" game you have previously chosen. You do however keep all the games you have purchased.

  46. UnitedStates -Ifunny

    UnitedStates -IfunnyӨдрийн өмнө

    U know how to build a PC like a god but play games like a 60 year old. How

  47. Simon Lam

    Simon LamӨдрийн өмнө

    Why didn't they try Shadow?

  48. Jerah Joe

    Jerah JoeӨдрийн өмнө

    I like that sponsor sag-way in the beginning lol

  49. Guillaume Alloxrinfo

    Guillaume AlloxrinfoӨдрийн өмнө


  50. AZRubs

    AZRubsӨдрийн өмнө

    By a good gaming PC for a couple thousand *or* spend $50,000 to get a fiber optic cable trench dug and connected to my house...

  51. d0rkmagnet

    d0rkmagnetӨдрийн өмнө

    People trash Stadia, but it's honestly not that bad for NBA 2k. So like they said, depends on the games you play.

  52. Noah DeMello

    Noah DeMelloӨдрийн өмнө

    I just remembered after watching this that AMD Link and Nvidia Gamestream still exist. How do those compare in terms of latency to all these new games streaming services? Not a lot of current MNgos coverage on either of these features

  53. Spreehox _

    Spreehox _Өдрийн өмнө

    I think PS Now is super underrated

  54. Koopa Library

    Koopa LibraryӨдрийн өмнө

    I know streaming will be the future, but i can't bring myself to like it. I can already envision all the subscription prices whilst never 'owning' a game anymore. As for playing on a phone, no thx.

  55. Paul Matula

    Paul MatulaӨдрийн өмнө

    Playstation Now has a lot of games but the latency input was huge for me where xCloud, Geforce Now, and Stadia are all incredibly responsive. I'm on the east coast and should be close to servers but it was awful for me. It's a huge shame too since I am a primarily PC player and wanted to play God of War on the service but could not handle how poorly it performed.

  56. J R

    J RӨдрийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="220">3:40</a> watch Linus face change when he finds out that it can only do 60fps as at 1080p not 144fps - it's a comedy classic!😄

  57. Stephen Miller

    Stephen MillerӨдрийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="75">1:15</a> misinformation. Simply plug in any Android to USB c - HDMI using Xbox one controller.

  58. David Doperoy

    David DoperoyӨдрийн өмнө

    Clear bias... GeForce now: Not enough games, it’s the developers fault. Stadia: Not enough games, Stadia sucks.

  59. Vlad Soroceanu

    Vlad SoroceanuӨдрийн өмнө

    Linus Tech Tips, what about Shadow?

  60. SPPV

    SPPVӨдрийн өмнө

    Bad test vid. Unless you are running on the regular internet the vid is not accurate. How many people in BC have the level of internet Linus does? The answer is nobody or almost nobody

  61. Dan Lokemoen

    Dan LokemoenӨдрийн өмнө

    Yet another "hey, this game streaming works pretty good" (on internet speeds that NO ONE has) video. WTF?

  62. Demon

    DemonӨдрийн өмнө

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="112">1:52</a> you said playstation one

  63. Wojtek Seventeen

    Wojtek SeventeenӨдрийн өмнө

    What about the net speed? What should be the net speed?

  64. Stuart D

    Stuart DӨдрийн өмнө

    Bro, what about AMD link? No Nvidia bias huh?

  65. k m

    k mӨдрийн өмнө

    Stadia fans be butthurt af

  66. My1

    My1Өдрийн өмнө

    so wait geforce now doesnt work based on a white list anymore? because last time I checked it iirc only worked with "compatible" games.

  67. Velzek

    VelzekӨдрийн өмнө

    With Destiny 2, you should have upgraded the video options to have the rendering at 200% (effectively making the game run at 4K). That would be the best quality you could get on Geforce Now.

  68. Ethan K

    Ethan KӨдрийн өмнө

    Linus didn’t even let the other dude play

  69. Skedge

    SkedgeӨдрийн өмнө

    my pc can run it all easily. hah lol

  70. Helder Costa

    Helder CostaӨдрийн өмнө

    The only service i have tested was PSnow and it sucked. I don´t have a playstation, so i decided to try out the service to play the last of us. And the experience was a disaster, i couldn´t aim properly because of latency. My internect connection is 100mb dl and 10 mb upload, so i don´t know if it was because of that.

  71. EpicBlackflame07

    EpicBlackflame07Өдрийн өмнө

    You should try Parsec

  72. Libegtoplasma

    LibegtoplasmaӨдрийн өмнө

    Hey guys, you should have tried shadow, it's a subscription based windows gaming pc with three options

  73. The Notorious

    The NotoriousӨдрийн өмнө

    In the uk i tried to use the free version 3 hour wait before i give up premium is sold out so thats out the window

  74. Karthik S

    Karthik SӨдрийн өмнө

    Hey please make a 1 litre version of your LTT water bottles.

  75. 1Energine1

    1Energine1Өдрийн өмнө

    Cache Cache Cache >>> $$$$$$$$$$ So true (¬‿¬)

  76. Guy with no house.

    Guy with no house.Өдрийн өмнө

    What about shadow?

  77. Роман Денисов

    Роман ДенисовӨдрийн өмнө

    Playstation one controller =)

  78. Chris Yates

    Chris YatesӨдрийн өмнө

    The only thing holding PSNow back from true glory is the lack of clients. Abso-fuckin-lutely no reason why Sony can't get their shit together and publish an Android or Mac/Linux client.

  79. Chandler Hamilton

    Chandler HamiltonӨдрийн өмнө

    for anyone wandering what companies blacklisted their games from geforce now here you go: Capcom, Rockstar, Blizzard, Activision, Square Enix, Bethesda, 2k

  80. Dalton

    DaltonӨдрийн өмнө

    looks ok, no blocky artifacts... we do have badass internet though. Yeah I'd be shocked if you had any network issues with your 10 gigabit connection... in my area we have decent connections and we are LUCKY to be able to get to 0.3 gigabits per second (300 some megabits per second). Though we are fortunate to have connections that fast because I know of people in my circles that due to their location no amount of money can get them decent internet that isn't beat in speed, cost, reliability, etc at the same time by a decent cell phone plan (and we have some of the worst phone plan prices in the country if not the world). Nah, keep the streaming, I hate that jelly feeling and would rather just use my PC. I understand where it would be handy to have a streaming service but it's also a sign of the times (everything goes to the cloud, you own nothing) which I think is dangerous and just a bad idea since we already gave up physical ownership long ago for digital downloads.

  81. its_justmagic

    its_justmagicӨдрийн өмнө

    I really wanted to play the last of us so I setup ps now but it was unplayable. Horrible fps, slow loading times and input lag. Geforce now was the best streaming experience I have gotten but it doesn't have that many games.

  82. Luigi

    LuigiӨдрийн өмнө

    i think nvidia for now is the best

  83. Crazed gaming yt

    Crazed gaming ytӨдрийн өмнө

    Geforce now is the best I own the founders edition though and I have 1 gigabit internet with a ethernet cable with priority connection turned on

  84. BraedenFrazeArt

    BraedenFrazeArtӨдрийн өмнө

    Wait are Destiny 1 servers still active?

  85. Zach B

    Zach BӨдрийн өмнө

    BraedenFrazeArt yeah