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E3: Is cloud gaming the future?


The online market now accounts for a quarter of all spending on games but Sony's next console, the Playstation 4 will still have an optical drive.

Spencer Kelly reports on how close we might be to a time when games come solely from the cloud meaning an end to discs or cartridges.

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