OS Neutral Apple developing a better multiplayer network?

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by AlligatorBloodz, May 2, 2013.

  1. macrumors regular

    Oct 13, 2010
  2. macrumors newbie

    Apr 27, 2013
    A patent doesn't mean much these days. Company's are always patenting designs for one thing or another.
  3. macrumors 68020


    Sep 25, 2012
    Yes, a patent may not mean much, it could simply be Apple marking their turf, in case they decide to use it one day.

    However... I gotta admit, the possibility of using FaceTime-quality video-chat for GAMING.... could possibly give Skype a run for its money. Many gamers have long relied on Skype for cooperative gaming, and it's essentially been the same thing for a few years. Microsoft's recent acquisition of Skype puts a big question mark there.

    If Apple can integrate a Skype-like feature in their Game Center, via FaceTime technology, then it's certainly a welcome boost for Mac/iOS gaming.

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