In post by Digital Trends, The writer states that Google’s new venture into gaming will be the end for consoles and physical game copies. Retailers will have a hard time fighting against the cloud.

Anonymous data centers like this will power Google Stadia, the company’s bold expansion into gaming. The company spoke proudly of the platform’s many benefits to gamers and game developers at its GDC 2019 announcement. If it catches on, it will effectively kill off the home console and physical games, replacing them with the cloud. Every game you own will live in the cloud, accessible from anywhere with an Internet connection, playable on any device. The goal is nothing less than a reinvention of the entire video game industry.

“Google’s Stadia is the future of gaming, and that’s bad news for our planet”

The option to play games from phone to tablet to computer is very pleasing as a new way to game. You can be watching a YouTube video on a game and switch to playing it in seconds. Let’s take a look at LowSpecGamer’s review on Google Stadia.

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towards the end of the post the writer questions Google ability to keep this idea of gaming on many devices a fun and new way to game.

As with so much else in the data center industry, it’s unclear exactly how Google will uphold this standard going forward. The company doesn’t publish exact figures on how much garbage its data centers produce and where it goes and says little about how future plans could change it commitments.
Stadia, for example, poses an obvious problem. The promise of cutting-edge performance is part of the appeal to gamers, and that suggests the company will have to frequently update its servers with cutting-edge hardware. Might that disrupt Google’s commitment to a circular economy?

“Google’s Stadia is the future of gaming, and that’s bad news for our planet”

Read The rest of the post here. It’s a really good one and the writer makes a lot of good points of what might come with cloud gaming.