NVIDIA’s GeForce Now Frees IOS Gamers From Apple’s Restrictive Store Policies

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There is no shortage of controversy around Apple’s policies regarding game streaming services like Google Stadia, Microsoft Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming, Amazon Luna, and many others. In fact, the US and EU antitrust authorities are investigating Apple for its anti-competitive behavior. Apple wants to retain the control of transactions that happen within its apps, and that is just entirely unreasonable for something like a cloud gaming service where titles range widely in price and Apple cannot individually review. Plus, Apple is really adding very little value in its App Store and I question what the company actually does for its 30% taking developer money.
However, the first game streaming service on the block, NVIDIA GeForce NOW, formerly known as NVIDIA GRID (which came out in Beta in 2013 and officially launched in 2015), has a workaround to this issue.
NVIDIA’s GeForce NOW service is different from many other services in that the service builds heavily on the PC gaming experience. This makes sense because NVIDIA’s DNA is PC gaming, and GeForce NOW was always designed to be a way to enable more people to benefit from the PC gaming experience and ecosystem …

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