The gaming PC days are NUMBERED!

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  • monkmasta eq
    monkmasta eq 42 minutes ago

    Dont know garbage like this shows up in my feed. Stop fucking lying to people to sell them fucking shit you losers

  • High Desert Exile

    The power of the cloud is limited by the speed of the the connection. In USA and I'd expect many other places speeds are nowhere near fast enough for this yet. Fiber moar peas

  • philip orr
    philip orr 2 hours ago

    im sure glad the Australian government turned out 1gb download speed maximum into a max of 120mb....

  • Michael Whitehead
    Michael Whitehead 2 hours ago

    Linus looking old with those dad jeans

  • Mahn Toaste
    Mahn Toaste 4 hours ago

    This would increase exponentially the amount of money PC gamers spend on games. It would certainly be a good thing for game studios as they could have a subscription to access games, and could brainwash consumers into thinking that "3 dollars for Tomb Raider access for 1 month is less than the cost of a whole gaming rig" and while that is certainly true, the number of games that are available to play/people want to have access to play would push the monthly cost up so much that in many cases, people will eclipse the amount of money for a budget gaming rig and the cost of outright purchase of the games in no time... Certainly within the lifespan of a budget gaming rig... Meaning it is bad for consumers... Which is the way the gaming world is trying to trend now because money is money.
    Not to mention... It is fun to build your own PC. It is fun to tinker. That is a part of PC gaming for many of us, the building/tinkering aspect. Cloud-based access to a bunch of powerhouse gaming rigs holds very little interest to me because of the potential for anti-consumerism and removal of tinkering-fun. They would have to shut down all the parts manufacturers and do away totally with BYOPC for this to go anywhere.

  • icervoid
    icervoid 4 hours ago

    So future is this:
    "WANNA PLAY ? PAY PER HOUR MOTHAFUCA !!!! " or something of this type
    They are sick.
    I have now a GF 2080RTX RAM32gigs i7 7700 SAMSUNG970pro 512 and it will last eons on a 1080p monitor

  • Craig Surbrook
    Craig Surbrook 5 hours ago

    No, they aren't. You aren't contending with why people buy stuff. One of the components is ego, and thus this doesn't have it. Overpriced iPhones? Why? False cache' and social importance among peers.
    This is why they aren't going to even remotely be able to succeed at what you say.

  • Eric Kelly
    Eric Kelly 5 hours ago

    This sounds like it would work for a rather large segment of the population but not for everybody of course.. On another note, Shadow seems like a pretty safe bet for investors. I bet it ends up being pretty damn lucrative.

  • Thomas Roel Moen
    Thomas Roel Moen 8 hours ago

    the beeping in the video. omg.

  • Mass Extinction
    Mass Extinction 10 hours ago

    Crapitalism = planned obsolescence

  • Mass Extinction
    Mass Extinction 10 hours ago

    Its called "Ephemeralization"
    🕵️‍♂️ I need a blunt GOD DAM IT!
    Myoptic people are killing me!

  • archonlith
    archonlith 11 hours ago

    So hey, I see lots of debate in the comments about how this is/isn't a win. However, for someone like me who needs access to a GPU occasionally from a remote location with either wired OR wifi for development and testing and not so much gaming... hey... it's actually a great way to go. I've been connecting remotely to things like spell and to my home rig through desktop sharing solutions... and this is just way more convenient. I'm sure there are other options out there that might be cheaper, but I run enough GPU time that services like SPELL are not always the best choice for my wallet. As well as this is a great way to have cloud access to just about any (non-mac) IDE platform.

  • Rob S
    Rob S 12 hours ago

    So $420 a year.
    Still have to have a keyboard, monitor and mouse but those last a long time so $700 of sunk cost there.
    Just build a Razen7/GTX2060 based system on PCPartsPicker for ~$1300 minus monitor.
    So build your own is about 3 years of subscription. At the end of three years of build your own I have:
    - A complete system that I can sell/give to someone with lower demands (I am currently gaming on a 2011 Dell with a 1050ti)
    - A complete system I can use for other things like retro gaming emulation or as a secondary system
    - A complete system I can refresh with a video card/processor
    - A PSU, case, RAM, HD, Cooler I can migrate to a new build (potentially motherboard too)
    At the end of three years of subscription I have......nothing. What I might have:
    - A higher subscription renewal (hellow Netflix)
    - No service at all (hello FilmStruck and DramaFever)

  • E71
    E71 12 hours ago

    NO! Software delivery networks & DRMs have already chipped away at our consumer rights -- we don't need some "games as a service" device to come in and make sure we have no rights left whatsoever, no access to the game files, etc.

  • Alvin Rhodes
    Alvin Rhodes 15 hours ago

    It does mean that you're screwed without an internet connection with offline games aswell though.

  • vanco
    vanco 15 hours ago +1

    This is how it starts ..... With improved internet connectivity and cloud computing , your entire gaming will be on subscription owned by some corporation . In case you happen to upset them in any flimsy way , your entire gaming is denied. Man .... i have a ps4 pro and game disks , bloody hell no one can stop me from gaming . I can game any time of the day ,week,month and year. Fuck cloud gaming !!

  • william SMITH
    william SMITH 16 hours ago

    I'll simply stop gaming before I'll cede control of my gaming laptop to a console and all that entails. Not interested.

  • david douglas
    david douglas 16 hours ago

    Use code DAV0OW02 FOR £10 OFF your first month subscription.

  • Barbalian
    Barbalian 17 hours ago

    Actually, most of us still want to see physical copies of the games. I want to feel that I have something on my hands. Personally, I don't like this kind of services.

  • Gabor Sores
    Gabor Sores 22 hours ago

    who benefits from this? what country they're targeting? what perant going to pay this for his kid? what happens if u connect to TS3 and Discord to? what is the min internet speed? and if u an ARK player how much more lag u can expect? u say awry person gets is own GPU so how many can sign up?

  • Jacob Dalton
    Jacob Dalton Day ago

    You know- I dont often come around to watch Linus videos unless they come up in my feed; But I doubt I would have ever watched any of his videos if this was the first thing I saw.

  • Aadil Shah
    Aadil Shah Day ago

    Not much use when I live in the bundu.

  • Calain
    Calain Day ago

    This would work perfectly in fibre developed countries like here in Scandinavia where we have fibre everywhere.
    However i have a feeling this would fall short in the other (which are the majority) countries where it's not.

  • zeratron
    zeratron Day ago

    Can't wait for them to release the premium subscription with lower latency.

  • cryptics1337
    cryptics1337 Day ago

    Soooo an important thing to remember is this: Most high speed connections have a data cap, i.e Comcast has a 1tb cap where I am (and most places with high speed). Some friends tried streaming a 1080p game from Google and were using ridiculous amounts of their bandwidth. You would reach a 1tb cap in something like 10-12 hours of gaming doing full 1080p >60fps ... There is just no way around this. In the long run unless you have a data cap or don't game very much every month, this option is not feasible.

  • Adam Jollimore
    Adam Jollimore Day ago

    Fan less low powered arm Architecture

  • Kean Giledaks
    Kean Giledaks Day ago

    Can't wait for Google to rip off and improve this concept with world wide data centre coverage

  • Kean Giledaks
    Kean Giledaks Day ago

    The future is soon

  • Smokey ツ
    Smokey ツ Day ago

    Another 14min ad. Nice

  • ilo nikolajevs
    ilo nikolajevs Day ago


  • Kurutoshi☆Melody

    Too bad cloud gaming won't work well for rural areas. I live in a tiny town, and we have DSL speed. I want Cloud Gaming to do the downloading for me from their servers so I don't have to wait a day to download a game, and the quality would be good no matter what the speed of the internet. Just a steady connection being required would of been genius, but in reality I need the mbps to stream it in good quality. Damn reality, and the constant updates for video games to download. I miss the MB, and KB download days.

  • BIGPoJo
    BIGPoJo Day ago

    When quantum networking becomes mainstream these services will be the optimal thing to do.

  • BIGPoJo
    BIGPoJo Day ago

    Equinix let you film in there? WOW.

    • BIGPoJo
      BIGPoJo Day ago

      Oh, I see they put up some plastic sheeting to blur the server racks.

    LFT.FT.BRKN. 2 days ago

    My man buy some proper flip flops. Please

  • Fatbardh Hysa
    Fatbardh Hysa 2 days ago +1

    I would really want to see you conducting the same tests from the network at your studio. You wouldn't have the same results as you had in their data center. The so called BGP routers are a must for every ISP or data center. BGP protocol is used to exchange routing information with your peers, IP transit, advertising Public subnets, etc. BGP only finds the shortest path with the peers that you are connected to not the whole world. If a server is far away even to SSH into it sometimes can be slow and sluggish let alone playing games and having a full desktop experience. I am not saying that I am against it, but the way you talk about it its like its the ultimate solution. I love it that the technology is evolving and that new stuff is coming out everyday, but still i think that even though they sponsored your trip and whatever else your viewers deserve a real opinion not a sponsored one. I work on the tech industry myself and everything that we do at the company that I work is related to cloud like VMs, networking, firewalls, storage, etc, etc which i think that people that work on the same thing as me know pretty well and also understand what you are talking about. Again don't get me wrong about what I am saying here. I watch most of your content and I think that you do awesome stuff that I really enjoy watching, but when it comes to such a thing like "playing on clouds" I think that you should be more realistic. Anyways keep up the good work!

  • Robert Smith
    Robert Smith 2 days ago

    This is stupid. It's like renting a gaming GPU and not flat out owning it. What a great Ponzi scheme.

  • grendelprime
    grendelprime 2 days ago

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  • Dead Mike
    Dead Mike 2 days ago

    Nah man I already bought a switch it's not that great.

  • Drew Sinclair
    Drew Sinclair 2 days ago

    If they are 100 percent behind there idea.
    Why is there no free trial with there subscription.

  • badasspuppy
    badasspuppy 2 days ago

    4:20 - WHAT ARE THOSE!?!?!?!

  • Garrett Moffitt
    Garrett Moffitt 2 days ago

    LOL. PC Gaming has been 'about to be killed' for 30 years.

  • Nightwolf
    Nightwolf 2 days ago

    jensen said "it just works"

  • AaHNErb XblOE
    AaHNErb XblOE 2 days ago

    "cloud" gaming is "nebulous"

  • RaRe Barney
    RaRe Barney 2 days ago

    not in my area yet
    also can someone compare how much building a pc cost vs buying shadow, for up from cost and cost per year. Also show the cost of maintain the pc and upgrading as well.

  • nyxzus
    nyxzus 2 days ago

    Umm. No. Didn't watch the video - it's BS. plus, It's another sponsored vid. Thumbs down.

  • Matthew Lawton
    Matthew Lawton 2 days ago

    Pure propaganda. PC gamers will not tolerate the latency, and latency is unavoidable with the US's massively outdated infrastructure that won't be upgraded anytime in our lifetimes. The gaming PC is VERY safe for the forseeable 15 years.

  • Ja
    Ja 2 days ago

    Take my money!!!!!!!

  • Lee Moss
    Lee Moss 2 days ago

    been using shadow for about 3 months now it really is epic all games are destroyed on there machine and its like using a normal everyday win 10 pc just super fast, the only problem I have seen is the 250gb storage which isn't a lot but is ssd storage ive built a few pcs in my time and found there is always a problem somewhere even with pre builts but nothing no probs with my shadow and I have never noticed any latency or lag with it. will say the only game that has any form of problem is tw Warhammer 2 but that's a pretty hefty game anyway, still plays it on max settings tho just wont hold 60fps constantly dips to the 45s every now and then, defo try it.

  • Charles Crowder
    Charles Crowder 2 days ago

    10:16 - 11:00 wow!

  • Bradley Willcox
    Bradley Willcox 2 days ago

    This is most interesting.

  • willkill1
    willkill1 2 days ago

    4:18 SANDALS WITH SOCKS. NO. *unsubscribes*

  • Disent Design
    Disent Design 2 days ago

    came for the aids, stayed for the jk I left after you started talking about their magic betty box bullshit.

  • Earl Cole
    Earl Cole 2 days ago

    Input delay cannot be avoided. Some users will be more distant than others from data centers. PVP would never be balanced on a system like this. The fastest data can travel is lightspeed, even fiber is slower, and even that can take 250-350ms over 1,200 miles right one way? copper connections, much slower. This isn't possible in the near future or at all given the currently accepted laws of physics... right? lol

  • DickBurns
    DickBurns 2 days ago

    The commercial about cloud gaming at the beginning of the video was VERY long.. 🤨

  • DickBurns
    DickBurns 2 days ago

    The laws of physics make latency unavoidable.. So no thanks. Even in home steaming has more latency than i want for most games. Could be cool for productivity though

  • Marco Bernier
    Marco Bernier 2 days ago

    Aren't you living in Canada Linus? This product is not offered in here, not even with your LTT invite code...

  • Adrian Stoness
    Adrian Stoness 2 days ago

    so if i live somewhere where the internet is only capable of 1.2mbit at best of times im screwed in the future and im in canada

  • sam carl
    sam carl 2 days ago

    This is a bad idea.. I am sick of the control these tech companies have..

  • Hoani Koria
    Hoani Koria 2 days ago

    $35.00 a month or $420.00 a year and you would not own anything, just your game saves. I would rather have my own PC.

  • zahid fedial
    zahid fedial 2 days ago

    This is fist punch to the virtual memory in the face ( awesomely crazy) 👊🤜💻🎆🎆🎉📺

  • maverickM249
    maverickM249 3 days ago

    This just reinforces dumb consumers, and doesn't evolve them

  • Crypt Tonio
    Crypt Tonio 3 days ago

    The future scares me

  • john marks
    john marks 3 days ago

    what else were those monitors hooked up to? Wires don't match.

  • William K
    William K 3 days ago

    sooo....... i can mine crypto with it too? :D

  • kevin chantona
    kevin chantona 3 days ago

    I'm from Indonesia, and this service isnt available here. Anyone having the same problem ?

  • Jean-Louis Angevin
    Jean-Louis Angevin 3 days ago

    I'd rather have internet access faster than 300 KB/s.

  • Kevin K
    Kevin K 3 days ago

    So let me get this straight... you want me to pay $35 a month (that's $420 a year) to play on a streaming system? You know, I built my gaming rig in 2010, overclocked and did one GPU upgrade over the years. Total costs building it including GPU upgrade were probably about $1500. I despise subscription services, and my internet is more than occasionally flaky. In short, it adds latency and costs more. Not to mention eliminating the fun out of building your own rig. Oh, and the last time I tested a game streaming service it looked like the compressed garbage it is. I don't see why on earth I'd ever want this and I think most PC gamers out there would agree with me.

  • Christoforos Paphitis

    in the beggining of the video you made me spit the wine in my mouth with laughter... by the end of the video you got me chainsmoking from stress (well chainvaping)

  • Dirk Strider
    Dirk Strider 3 days ago

    but can it run crisis...

    On a smart fridge?

  • Republican Apocolypse 2018

    Hmm, lots o functionality and interesting potential but that $35 per month subscription = $420 per 12 months, (the cost of a very decent GPU) and $840 per 24 months = a high end GPU that is bought and paid for and good for years.

  • Vik
    Vik 3 days ago

    I don't think this will kill the PC market but for the mobile market it could actually be an attractive alternative.

  • d1zguy
    d1zguy 3 days ago

    will check it out. Used your code linus

  • Shadi Ghayadh
    Shadi Ghayadh 3 days ago

    far still the cloud subscriber have to buy a 144 fps monitor with g sync , and cloud is about mobility and there is no sane PC gamer will take his monitor with him every time he travels somewhere , the project is fail

  • MrCaptainkirk1984
    MrCaptainkirk1984 3 days ago

    I think this is a great idea and I don't understand peoples' rejection of it.

  • GIGGI'
    GIGGI' 3 days ago

    ahahah poor image quality and absurdly high input lag will surely kill gaming pc.

  • SIG Sinister
    SIG Sinister 3 days ago

    I play on PC because I am not paying monthly to play online with my xbox or ps4. Good idea, but the subscription is a turn-off. If you want a quick solution to PC gaming while you save and get a real PC, I can see using this, but I do not think this will end PC gaming.

  • Paul Bailey
    Paul Bailey 3 days ago

    Another moron who can't present something without using 'air quotes' - try that on the phone!

  • Faham Parsa
    Faham Parsa 3 days ago

    thats sick af

  • PonyTony729
    PonyTony729 3 days ago

    when he says new gaming possibilities. why do i think of sao

  • Vladisliaus I.
    Vladisliaus I. 3 days ago +1

    35 usd a month? plus the internet conecction... man, with that ammount of money you can buy a gamer pc in a year... just saying. This idea is terrible.

  • Red C
    Red C 3 days ago

    will be made to work....especially when the game industry starts hosting/building games only for the cloud. All games will require a constant internet connection wow....

  • Steven Freyler
    Steven Freyler 3 days ago +1

    Must be nice not to have crap internet have zero good options here

  • Josh Butterballs
    Josh Butterballs 3 days ago

    Sellout techtips xd

  • Boneguard Steel
    Boneguard Steel 3 days ago

    Not any time soon

  • moote
    moote 3 days ago

    You're promoting a service that isn't even provided in Canada, wtf?

  • Magikal
    Magikal 3 days ago

    finally i can download a graphics card...

  • Eight Bit Nerd
    Eight Bit Nerd 3 days ago

    The downside? Someone can watch what you do at Shadow HQ, because its technically like, whats it called, TeamViewer, giving someone else remote access to your computer.

  • Vinyl Record
    Vinyl Record 3 days ago

    I'm not a nerd so can someone give me the short version

  • bluedragon219123
    bluedragon219123 3 days ago +1

    What are you saying? Jar Jar Binks is awesome. :)

  • Well, I'll be damned.

    This is just silly.

  • Mrinmoy Kar
    Mrinmoy Kar 4 days ago

    i can just buy the pack if i want xD but its not available for India :'(

  • Victor Zapanta
    Victor Zapanta 4 days ago

    On the video editing comment - I’m sorry but how are you going to get your media up to that remote server from your MacBook while still managing to save power? Even if you were plugged in during upload, the time saved from processing may very well be less than the time saved from…not uploading a ton of video to their servers.

  • ダビスダグラス

    I stopped watching at the sight of the Jar Jar blanket.

  • Bongo Baggins
    Bongo Baggins 4 days ago +1

    I was waiting for this advert to be interrupted every three minutes by content

  • CattleRustler
    CattleRustler 4 days ago

    This model essentially ends game piracy. If game code is always remote and the user only needs a purchased game license and an account to the shadow service there could be no piracy. The trick would be to deliver all gaming this way for it to work. Pretty interesting.

  • Leon Mercy
    Leon Mercy 4 days ago

    "sponsored by shadow"
    thanks for letting us know.

  • Frank Withers
    Frank Withers 4 days ago

    Will this work with VR?

  • Liam Hebden
    Liam Hebden 4 days ago

    high end video editing and music production options in the future????

  • Liam Hebden
    Liam Hebden 4 days ago

    This might be great for gaming club at a college or university.... all they would need is that box, screen and control surfaces

  • Liam Hebden
    Liam Hebden 4 days ago

    my laptop is down so using a old vista laptop I found... there is more lag on this video than on this system lol