Gaming isn’t cheap. PlayStation and Xbox consoles cost hundreds of dollars, and a top-of-the-line gaming PC could set you back thousands. And games running on less specialized devices—like a phone or laptop—often do so slowly. GeForce Now, a new service from the chipmaker Nvidia, does the hard work of rendering graphics in the cloud, allowing users to stream high-end games like Wolfenstein: Youngblood and Fortnite at top speeds on their phones, tablets and nongaming laptops. Andrew Fear, GeForce Now’s senior product manager, likens the service to “a superfast gaming PC in the cloud.” Since it launched in February, some 4 million people have signed up for the service—available for $4.99 a month—to play games on whatever device they happen to use, while maintaining speed and quality. —Matthew Gault
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