• yeehawOP
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    195 months ago

    Not my cup of tea for the price. It’s the same price as a switch lite and you need a ps5 to use it, and you need to be on the same physical network too…

    • @[email protected]
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      45 months ago

      When I use my switch, 99.9% of the time, I’m at home. So, none of this actually matters to me.

      I got one, and it’s pretty great. It does the job super well. Let’s me play games whilst the TV is in use, which I think is 99% of the reason I use my switch portable too.

          • @[email protected]
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            45 months ago

            Oh wow, nice. I didn’t know that it would also mirror on the screen. That’s cool.

            I’ve tried the app on a good iPad, and I think what most people don’t realize is that that’s capped at 30fps plus there’s the tiniest bit of added lag because of the Bluetooth connection — both things you don’t get with this device. I mean it obviously works on iPad or a phone, but this thing seems to play games better, and sometimes you just want to sit on the porch or something or in a hammock and play something, you know?

    • @[email protected]
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      15 months ago

      Yeah. Steamlink has been a thing for ages. I even still have a physical steamlink box somewhere in storage. Same premise, somewhat nicer execution.

  • @[email protected]
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    115 months ago

    I’m already able to use remote play on my laptop which is only slightly less convenient and can work outside of my home. Why would I want to spend so much for a mobile option that isn’t very mobile?

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      5 months ago

      People who are too poor for more than 1 TV to play games on but rich enough to buy another 1/2 of a PS5 to keep gaming when someone else wants to use the TV.

      Edit: Also people who thought the Wii U was a good idea.

    • @[email protected]
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      25 months ago

      Parents would be my guess. Who don’t want a TV or gaming system in a kids room but would like to allow them to play games while a sibling or parent is using the TV.