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Apple Considered A Cloud Gaming Service Alongside Apple Arcade, Report Says

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Apple had apparently considered launching a cloud gaming service alongside its own gaming platform, Apple Arcade. It appears that Apple has dropped those plans.

In the post-game Q&A section of Mark Gurman’s Power On newsletter for Bloomberg (the story is behind a paywall), one of his readers asked about whether Apple had plans for a cloud gaming service. He was told, “The company in the past has internally discussed the prospects of launching such a service.”

Gurman said that Apple had a unique position in the games space by relying on titles that could run on native devices as opposed to streaming from the cloud. Cloud-based gaming offers a wider selection of games and creates an “open buffet” Netflix-style experience, rather than the more carefully curated selection that Apple Arcade has.

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