Unlike it’s competitors, GeForce Now is not a cloud gaming platform but a cloud gaming service. It allows you to play games from PC gaming platforms such as Epic, GOG, Steam, EA Origin and Ubisoft+. This has it’s advantages and disadvantages. It is an excellent service for gamers with a major PC game library, as they can take their existing games and play it anywhere.
GeForce Now is owned by NVidia, the graphics card manufacterer. It was launched in a beta state as early as 2015, but went out of beta in 2020. The service offers various tiers with various price options (Including a free tier). The higher priced tiers offer the best performance. It should be noted that, apart from Free To Play games, you’ll still have to buy your games on PC gaming storefronts.
GeForce Now offers a massive library of games you can play from various storefronts, including many day one releases. You’ll also find some of the biggest AAA games to be playable through GeForce Now. When GeForce Now went out of beta, a lot of publishers pulled their games from the service. However, since then games have rarely left the service. On every game page, you’ll see from which storefront GeForce Now supports the game. You can try out the service by going here.
GeForce Now is available on a wide range of devices including:
- WINDOWS PC. DESKTOP AND. LAPTOP.
- MAC OS. IMAC, MACBOOKS. AND MAC PRO.
- ANDROID. PHONE AND. TABLET.
- ANDROID TV. CHROMECAST WITH. GOOGLE TV, SONY TV AND MORE.
- LG TV. BETA.
In order to see the full catalogue GeForce Now offers, click here.
GeForce Now offers three tiers, each with different pricing options and advantages.
- No monthly fee
- No priority in queue’s
- 1 hour session limitations
- Access to basic rigs
- € 9,99 per month (Games will still have to be bought seperatly)
- Premium rig with raytracing on
- Priority access
- 6 hour session length
- Up to 1080P 60 fps
RTX 3080 Tier
- € 99,99 per 6 months (Games will still have to be bought seperatly)
- RTX 3080 Rig with Raytracing on
- Priority Access
- 8 hour session length
- Up to 1440P 120 fps
- 4K on HDR Shield TV’s