5G therefore has the potential to turn telcos into another significant new gaming channel and independent cloud gaming players can partner with these players and enable this huge opportunity.

In fact, several telcos like Verizon are already testing new cloud gaming formats on their 5G networks and are expected to roll out new revenue models within the year. The advent of 5G will shift the gaming industry from hardware to a software-based technology that will emulate the Netflix and Spotify style of success. The question now is who will be able to take advantage of it”.

Javier Polo, PlayGiga´s CEO