Tag: console gaming

  • Why are online services on gaming consoles paid as opposed to free online on PC?

    PC online gaming at one point, used to be paid. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Total_Entertainment_Network The early days of online gaming was indeed monetized through subscription service ^ like TEN for example. This is because they can provide less latency than the common dialup connections of the time. http://ten.net/199706/html/games_on_ten.html FYI Ten’s very 1990s website is STILL up and able […]