Who will win the streaming wars?

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Who will win the streaming wars?

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Post by VG_Addict » Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:56 pm

Disney+ launched this month, and soon, HBO Max will enter the streaming race.

Between Netflix, Disney+, and HBO Max, who will win the streaming wars?

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:07 pm

Netflix isn't going anywhere unless they make some ironic Blockbuster level mistakes. They're all going to co-exist but if I had to guess which will drop first I'd say Disney+.

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Post by Valigarmander » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:55 pm

Whoever wins... we lose.

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Post by DarkZero » Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:55 pm

im rooting for piracy
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Post by smol Kat » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:10 pm

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Post by X-3 » Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:34 pm

I will win :)

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Post by CaptHayfever » Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:14 am

My guess for HBO Max is that the vast majority of their subscribers will be people who already had HBO in the first place.

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Post by Marilink » Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:42 am

Eventually, people will come up with streaming packages that bundle them all together to varying degrees and varying combinations. I should make a movie about it starring Matthew Broderick and Jim Carrey. I’ll call it “The Streaming Guy.”

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Post by CaptHayfever » Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:22 pm

^So, the a-la-carte cable system that everybody has begged for since the 90s?

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:17 pm

The topic didn't specify film, though that's clearly what the topic is about, but I do wonder when or if Nintendo will have a proper service to compete with Sony & Microsoft. Maybe the Switch's successor?

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:58 pm

I REALLY HATE POKEMON! wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:17 pm
The topic didn't specify film, though that's clearly what the topic is about, but I do wonder when or if Nintendo will have a proper service to compete with Sony & Microsoft. Maybe the Switch's successor?
Nothing came out of it, but "GamePass on Switch" WAS one of the prominent rumors coming into E3 this year.

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Post by Marilink » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:22 pm

I cannot possibly see Nintendo being that savvy. Either they won't do it at all, or they'll attempt to do it with a "Nintendo-like Solution" that makes it unusable.

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:48 pm

^ True, they are very predictable sometimes lol

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Post by CaptHayfever » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:03 pm

I REALLY HATE POKEMON! wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:17 pm
The topic didn't specify film, though that's clearly what the topic is about,
I mean, it is in the movies forum. ;)

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Post by I REALLY HATE POKEMON! » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:06 pm

CaptHayfever wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:03 pm
I REALLY HATE POKEMON! wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:17 pm
The topic didn't specify film, though that's clearly what the topic is about,
I mean, it is in the movies forum. ;)

And remember, "I'm-a Luigi, number one!"
One could technically argue something for the "animation" bit fitting, especially for certain genres--FMV games certainly blur the line, haha.

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Post by DarkZero » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:09 pm

streaming service exclusively for movie tie-in games
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Post by smol Kat » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:12 pm

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Post by steeze » Wed Dec 04, 2019 2:43 pm

What's happening to HBO GO? Isn't there something called HBO NOW also? Now they're making something called HBO MAX?

GO
NOW
MAX

What did max ever do to u guys?

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Post by Calamity Panfan » Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:37 pm

^ HBO GO is what you get through your standard cable subscription to HBO. HBO NOW is the a la carte streaming service that you don't need a cable subscription for. They're essentially the same otherwise.

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Post by Bomby » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:00 pm

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