The 21st century is defined by the internet and ease of communication. New and innovative technologies have been developed to facilitate our experiences and interactions with the world around us. Entertainment is one such area where technology has progressed tremendously, opening brand new ways for people to keep themselves engaged.
Over the years, gaming has become a major sector within the entertainment market and with the world ready for a new digital age, there are many things that one can look out for in the gaming sector alone. The accessibility of smartphones and cheaper data has made mobile gaming one of the leading verticals. Here are some of the upcoming mobile gaming technologies to look out for.
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Even with the multitude of games available in the app store, there are still certain game titles that don’t have a mobile version. These titles are either specifically available only for PC, console, or Xbox gaming which is why they are inaccessible to gamers on their phones. Cloud Gaming looks to fix this issue by giving gamers the right tools needed to access any PC or console games from the comfort of their mobile phones. While still in its early stages, this technology will be revolutionary for the gaming community.
Augmented Reality (AR) aims to meld virtual reality with the real world. This technology is believed to be the next level of interactive gaming. A popular example of AR games is Pokémon Go, where users need to access real locations in order to catch or hunt pokémons, which are a virtual entity in the game.
Although virtual reality (VR) is no longer a new concept in gaming, it has proven to be a successful one. While AR aims to meld the real with the virtual, VR aims to make players live the game. The offerings of a fully immersive experience has opened doors to various different styles of games. This will help game developers explore their creativity in terms of game design.
Bitcoins are the new digital currency and while their entry into the world was marked with scepticism, many have not embraced it. Games in bitcoin casinos will not differ from regular online casinos, however, the method of payment will be in the form of cryptocurrency. Bitcoins offer customers better privacy and anonymity, making it a preferable choice for anyone who wants to safeguard their personal information.
Donna Amo is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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