Results 1 to 11 of 11

Thread: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

  1. #1
    HEXUS.admin
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    28,230
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1,845 times in 628 posts

    Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    An insider said "Imagine playing The Witcher 3 within a tab on Google Chrome".
    Read more.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    336
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    22 times in 16 posts
    • Bagpuss's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus Z97 Maximus VII Hero
      • CPU:
      • Intel 4690K @ 4.6Ghz (1.25vlts)
      • Memory:
      • 16GB HyperX DDR3 2133Mhz
      • Storage:
      • 1x256GB SSD 1x3TB 1x2TB 7200rpm Seagate
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA 2080 Black Edition
      • PSU:
      • Superflower Leadex 650w Gold
      • Case:
      • Corsair Obsidian 450D
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • Asus PG279Q 165Hz Gsync
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media Fibre 350Mbit

    Re: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    Google,buy Valve and under pain of death make them develop Half Life 3 as a launch title.

    That will get everyone's attention.

  3. Received thanks from:

    OilSheikh (01-07-2018),Pleiades (29-06-2018)

  4. #3
    Bows out! CAT-THE-FIFTH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Hopefully somewhere less backstabby
    Posts
    28,789
    Thanks
    3,203
    Thanked
    4,456 times in 3,442 posts
    • CAT-THE-FIFTH's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Less E-PEEN
      • CPU:
      • Massive E-PEEN
      • Memory:
      • RGB E-PEEN
      • Storage:
      • Not in any order
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVEN BIGGER E-PEEN
      • PSU:
      • OVERSIZED
      • Case:
      • UNDERSIZED
      • Operating System:
      • DOS 6.22
      • Monitor(s):
      • NOT USUALLY ON....WHEN I POST
      • Internet:
      • FUNCTIONAL

    Re: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    So I assume its going to be tied to a monthly subscription on top of the cost of having a decent internet connection.


    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

  5. #4
    RGB Champion Ttaskmaster's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Location
    Reading, UK
    Posts
    4,843
    Thanks
    189
    Thanked
    527 times in 440 posts
    • Ttaskmaster's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus X99-PRO
      • CPU:
      • i7 5960X o/c to 4.summat
      • Memory:
      • 16GB Corsair DDR4 somethingorother
      • Storage:
      • Samsung Evo 120GB and Seagate Baracuda 2TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Gigabyte G1 GTX980Ti
      • PSU:
      • EVGA Supernova G2 1000W
      • Case:
      • Phankecks Enthoo Luxe perspex window
      • Operating System:
      • Win10 64 Home
      • Monitor(s):
      • Acer Predator XB270HU 1440 IPS GSync
      • Internet:
      • BT 0.7Mbps 'In The Sticks' version

    Re: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    Quote Originally Posted by Bagpuss View Post
    Google,buy Valve and under pain of death make them develop Half Life 3 as a launch title.
    You actually want Google to have more fingers in your pies??!!

  6. Received thanks from:

    Ozaron (02-07-2018)

  7. #5
    Registered+
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    43
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    2 times in 2 posts

    Re: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    "imagine playing The Witcher 3 within a tab on Google Chrome"
    No-one in the world has enough ram for that

  8. #6
    Senior Member Smudger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    St Albans
    Posts
    3,578
    Thanks
    568
    Thanked
    501 times in 377 posts
    • Smudger's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gbyte GA-970A-UD3P
      • CPU:
      • AMD FX8320 Black Edition
      • Memory:
      • 16GB 2x8G CML16GX3M2A1600C10
      • Storage:
      • 1x240Gb Corsair M500, 2TB TOSHIBA DT01ACA200
      • Graphics card(s):
      • XFX Radeon HD4890 1GB
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX520
      • Case:
      • Akasa Zen
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Home
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 24"
      • Internet:
      • Virgin 200Mbit

    Re: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    All well and good but most consoles are used on a telly in the living room. Not many people are going to be opening a chrome flap on their telly...

  9. #7
    root Member DanceswithUnix's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    In the middle of a core dump
    Posts
    9,652
    Thanks
    473
    Thanked
    988 times in 840 posts
    • DanceswithUnix's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus X470-PRO
      • CPU:
      • 2600X
      • Memory:
      • 16GB 3200MHz
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Linux, 1TB Games (Win 10)
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus Strix RX Vega 56
      • PSU:
      • 650W Corsair TX
      • Case:
      • Antec 300
      • Operating System:
      • Fedora 28 + Win 10 Pro 64 (yuk)
      • Monitor(s):
      • Benq XL2730Z 1440p + Samsung 2343BW 2048x1152
      • Internet:
      • Zen 80Mb/20Mb VDSL

    Re: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    I don't see how you can stream to a VR headset without adding a sick bucket to the requirements. If they can create a new ChromeOS/Android based games console spec that is more useful than a SteamOS box then I might show some interest.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    You actually want Google to have more fingers in your pies??!!
    I know where those fingers have been, so no

  10. #8
    Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Posts
    104
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts
    • deepblue08's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Z170X Ultra Gaming
      • CPU:
      • i7 6700K @ 4.2 + Noctua D15
      • Memory:
      • Corsair Vengeance 4x8GB @ 3000mhz
      • Storage:
      • Samsung 950 PRO 256GB, Crucial MX500 1TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA 1080Ti FTW3
      • PSU:
      • EVGA Supernova G2 850W
      • Case:
      • Corsair 750D
      • Operating System:
      • Win10 Pro
      • Internet:
      • DSL 50D/10U

    Re: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    Quote Originally Posted by Bagpuss View Post
    Google,buy Valve and under pain of death make them develop Half Life 3 as a launch title.

    That will get everyone's attention.
    Even though they said they are not making it; deep inside I wish that they are.

  11. #9
    Admin (Ret'd)
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Posts
    18,481
    Thanks
    1,016
    Thanked
    3,208 times in 2,281 posts

    Re: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    Google console? That's just ..... wrong. So, for me, no way. That's less likely than a Steam box, and hell will freeze over before I'll do that.

  12. #10
    Senior Member spacein_vader's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Location
    Darkest Northamptonshire
    Posts
    1,161
    Thanks
    64
    Thanked
    265 times in 179 posts
    • spacein_vader's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus B85M-G
      • CPU:
      • i5 4460 3.2GHz
      • Memory:
      • 4x4GB Crucial DDR3 1600
      • Storage:
      • 128GB SSD, 256GB SSD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus RX-480 Dual OC 4GB
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX 520W modular
      • Case:
      • Antec Mini P180
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • BenQ GW2765, Dell Ultrasharp U2412
      • Internet:
      • Origin Fibre Max

    Re: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    Quote Originally Posted by Bagpuss View Post
    Google,buy Valve and under pain of death make them develop Half Life 3 as a launch title.

    That will get everyone's attention.
    The last thing that's good for the public is either Valve or Google having greater market power.
    Quote Originally Posted by Saracen View Post
    Google console? That's just ..... wrong. So, for me, no way. That's less likely than a Steam box, and hell will freeze over before I'll do that.
    I don't mind them making one as it may lower prices among the competition but I'm certainly not going to get one.

  13. #11
    Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Posts
    190
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked
    9 times in 7 posts

    Re: Google to challenge home consoles with Yeti project

    If it could somehow stream games to my ChromeOS laptop I would totally get one!

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •