Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, E3 News

Dark theme   
PC   |   PS4   |   XBOX   |   SWITCH   |   3DS   |   VITA   |   JAPANESE   |   FILM   |   TOYS   |   MERCH



Xbox exec: New Crackdown will be a showcase for evolution of cloud power


Makes sense from a company named Cloudgine

Microsoft's long sang the praises of the power of the cloud, especially with regard to Xbox One. One of the games announced yesterday during the Xbox press conference may be a shining example of what the cloud can do.

Today, I sat down with Redmond Game Studios general manager Matt Booty, the division that's working directly with many of the titles featured during the press conference. When Crackdown came up, he didn't have much to share apart from some broad stroke ideals for the game. "Crackdown is going to be a showcase for where Xbox Live is headed in terms of evolution of servers, and evolution of cloud power," he said.

That makes perfect sense because Xbox head Phil Spencer recently confirmed via Twitter that a tech demo built to highlight the potential of the cloud was early work on Crackdown. Supposedly, the end result here will be impressive and unheard of levels of building destruction. And, the cloud makes that all possible.

@XboxP3 [Twitter] 

You are logged out. Login | Sign up



Brett MakedonskiManaging Editor // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts2933Posts20Blogs 5Following1Followers62

While you laughing, we're passing, passing away. So y'all go rest y'all souls, 'Cause I know I'ma meet you up at the crossroads. Y'all know y'all forever got love from them Bone Thugs baby... ... more



Can't see comments?   EasyList, Avast, and others may block them. Please whitelist [*] to fix it

Unsavory comments?

Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. On the right side of a comment you can flag the user to anonymously report them (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments, or is something busted? Check our mini support FAQ