• New PBS Game/Show asks if the death of net neutrality will be bad for games
06.20.14

New PBS Game/Show asks if the death of net neutrality will be bad for games

In one word: yes. It could be terrible!!!

As you may know, the FCC is currently considering new legislation that could radically jeopardize the Internet we know and love. But you may not have considered the implications this would have on the medium of videogames. These days, games are pretty much inseparable from the Web. Simply put, games are sold, played, and streamed online. So what would happen to a community or service like League of Legends, PlayStation Network, or Steam if the Internet providers get their way and are allowed to throttle our access to specific domains?

Watch the episode to find out, and let us know what you think in the comments!