Orion is Bethesda's new software that will make streaming better

Orion Is Bethesda's Entry Into The Cloud Streaming Game

In between your Deathloops and your Doom Eternal announcements this morning, Bethesda announced something called Orion. It's not their answer to Google Stadia.

Orion can work with "any game engine", and works with all streaming platforms.

So how does it work?

The insight behind Orion was described thus: generally companies have focused on hardware solutions to the problems streaming creates, whereas in targetting the "game engine" level, Orion can produce results of dramatically reduced latency and 40 per cent lower bandwidth.

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There were also some rather wild claims about its efficacy near the end, boiling down to Orion apparently allowing you to play stuff at max settings even in not-ideal networking environments. But Bethesda Softworks - the bringers of Doom - announced, out of the blue at its press conference, software technologies that developers can use with their games to easily optimize them for streaming from the cloud.

During the press conference, Bethesda showed Doom streaming on a mobile device in 4K and at 60 frames-per-second with Orion. It is something game developers can integrate with their games to "provide players with a fundamentally better streaming experience". Orion isn't a streaming service itself, but it is software to help further improve existing streaming services. Streaming to a mobile phone clamped to a controller mount, it looked pretty damn smooth - although without a direct feed to examine in more detail it's hard to say exactly what was going on with regards to quality.

We'll be able to try Doom streaming ourselves, though.

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