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Google Fiber will change gaming as we know it


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#1 Hans Ludwig

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 02:11 AM

Google is one of the newest competitors in the Internet-service-provider field. The online giant is beginning to roll out Google Fiber, a service that offers a mind-blowing 1,000 megabits per second to customers, a download speed 100 times faster than the average broadband connection. And Google is offering these ridiculous speeds for only $70 a month. While Fiber provides some obvious upsides to consumers, gaming, in particular, could also benefit from the service.

In multiplayer titles, especially twitch-based ones like Call of Duty, having a great connection can give you an edge over the competition. Faster Internet speeds provide a lower ping, which makes your gameplay experience potentially smoother. Of course, this advantage will only hold while when these high speeds are not available to everyone. When they are, a whole new world of possibilities will open for multiplayer gaming.

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#2 Theel

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 08:10 PM

Currently, Google is letting people preregister across the country for Fiber. Once the entire country has access to this type of bandwidth, a new era will hit the gaming industry.


Yep, cant' wait!
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