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With PlayStation Now coming to Windows, could consoles get replaced by the cloud? (Open_Tab)

Is it possible that the battle between Microsoft's Xbox and Sony's PlayStation systems could come to an end thanks to streaming services like PlayStation Now?

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Do you want to play Uncharted without owning a PlayStation? Soon, with a PC and a fast internet connection, you'll be able to do exactly that.

Sony announced last week that its PlayStation Now game-streaming service will be coming to Windows PCs, leading the Open_Tab crew to wonder whether game consoles will even matter in the next few years.

CNET's Jeff Bakalar sits down with special guests Roger Cheng and Ben Fox Rubin to go over his experiences in the past with PlayStation Now, and the group discusses whether the cloud -- instead of game console machines -- could be where gamers will go to play in this excerpt from Open_Tab. And do you think your game console could one day get replaced by a PC and speedy broadband? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

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