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Extra Cloud-Based totally Video games May Be Coming to Nintendo Transfer

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Capcom looks to the cloud.

Following the release of Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version for Nintendo Switch, Capcom has decided to continue exploring the possibility of bringing even more cloud-based games to the hybrid console.

Now the creator of massively popular franchises like Street Fighter, Mega Man, and Monster Hunter is seeking to expand its cloud service offerings, though as to which titles are being considered and when they could show up is still unknown.

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Capcom released a cloud-based variant of Resident Evil 7 for Switch exclusively in Japan using a system that requires users to pay in advance for play time, similar to a rental system. A spokeswoman from Capcom told The Wall Street Journal that the company is using the performance of Resident Evil 7 Cloud Version to determine whether or not it would expand its cloud offerings for other titles.

Capcom, along with Sony and Square Enix, are amongst sone of the first publishers to invest in cloud gaming services. While Sony offers PlayStation Now, a streaming service available in the U.S., Japan and parts of Europe, Square Enix has also released numerous titles available through its cloud service, including Dragon Quest X for 3DS, iOS, and Android in Japan.

If Capcom’s endeavor into cloud service gaming proves to be successful, there’s a strong possibility that more developers with graphically intensive games could jump on the same bandwagon. That said, cloud gaming does technically go against the Switch’s principle of “play anytime, anywhere, with anyone” due to the device requiring a constant Internet connection to access a given title.

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For more handheld cloud gaming, check out our hands-on impressions of Resident Evil 7 Cloud version for Nintendo Switch.

Filip Miucin is IGN’s Nintendo Editor. Find him on Twitter @filipmiucin and every Friday on Nintendo Voice Chat.

SOURCE: IGN.com

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