The problem with gaming is the hardware, in which depending on the type of computer you have, you might not be able to run certain games. This is why many believe that game streaming could be the way of the future, where all the heavy lifting is done in remote servers and all you need is an internet connection to stream it.

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It also removes certain device limitations, where in theory you could stream a PC game to your smartphone. There are several such services in the market today, such as NVIDIA’s GeForce Now. The good news is that if you were considering it, you’ll be pleased to learn that GeForce Now will soon be available on Android.

According to NVIDIA’s announcement, “Just like on PC, Mac and SHIELD TV, when the Android mobile app releases it’ll be in beta. We’ll continue improving and optimizing the experience. To take full advantage of the mobile experience, we’re recommending gaming with a Bluetooth gamepad, such as SHIELD controller, Razer Raiju Mobile, Steelseries Stratus Duo or Glap Gamepad (in Korea), as some games will be unplayable on an Android phone without a gamepad.”

Unfortunately, NVIDIA does not mention when exactly the service will be coming to Android, or how much it will cost. There is also no word on whether you’ll need to be connected to WiFi, or if you can stream games over 4G (or 5G), so we guess we’ll just have to wait and see.

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