5G-Powered Gaming is On the Horizon: What Does that Mean for Businesses

October 2, 2019

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The videogame industry has seen incredible change and growth over the last 20 years, but one constant has always been that you need the right hardware to play: 5G gaming could be about to sharply disrupt the status quo.While mobile gaming has been progressively expanding over the years, games like Candy Crush and Clash of Clans have been top downloads, both of these are not heavily reliant on graphics or CPU processing. However, some of the most recent releases on mobile devices such as Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds or Fortnite, will eat into a device’s computational power and quickly run the battery down, both are issues that 5G gaming can solve.

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