During the NVIDIA CES 2016 press conference the company has unveiled details of a substantial revamp to its GeForce NOW subscription service which offers a cloud-based streaming system.
The new features will be arriving during March 2017 and during the CES keynote NVIDIA’s Jen-Hsun Huang demonstrated Rise of the Tomb Raider running from Steam on a Mac, streamed from a datacentre running GPUs based on the firm’s latest Pascal-based architecture.
Geforce NOW is currently available priced at £7.49 per month but this is set to change and NVIDIA will be charging based on the time spent using the system, with costs starting at $25 for around 20 hours of gameplay.
NVIDIA explains more about the GeForce NOW subscription service and how it functions with supported graphics cards enabling you to stream triple-A games directly to your large screen TV using the power of your PC.
Enjoy the smoothest streaming of hundreds of PC games with the next generation of GeForce NOW. Plus, play exclusive Android games or cast your PC game library from your GeForce GTX-powered rig to your living room. We built a feature just for GeForce GTX users. NVIDIA GameStream technology harnesses the power of GeForce GTX graphics cards to cast your games from your PC to your SHIELD device. Stream the incredible performance of GeForce GTX 1080 gaming graphics to your SHIELD device with the next-generation GeForce NOW. It’s instant gaming satisfaction, with no downloads or patches.
GeForce NOW is the highest-performing gaming system for the living room. It’s powered by NVIDIA Pascal™ GPUs in the cloud to bring you up to four times the performance of a PlayStation 4. Instantly stream graphics-intensive PC games like Shadow Warrior 2 at up to 4K resolution with vibrant High Dynamic Range (HDR). We’ve added 40 new games, growing our catalog to more than 150 titles (over 60 are included with membership). You can count on new games every week, including AAA, family-friendly, and day-and-date titles.
For more information on the new NOW features jump over to the official website for details via the link below.
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