How has the internet changed the way we game?

 How has the internet changed the way we game?
Published: 28 May 2019 (4801 Views)
The Internet has transformed the way we game forever. Find out how and why in this article, and what we might expect in the future.
 
Once upon a time, if you wanted to play a computer game you either had to head down to your local arcade or over to a friend's house to play on a console. If you wanted to try the newest game, you had to stand in line at a shop to get it. However, nowadays all of that has changed as thanks to the invention of the Internet, many of us have completely changed the way we game. Let's take a look at how.

Browser Games
One of the first places you are likely to encounter games on the Internet is on your browser itself. A simple search for games will bring up any number, so whether you want to play a simple Flash game or something a little more complex, both options are available to you.

There are so many amazing games out there which fit a variety of different genres; both as games and thematically. Whatever you are in the mood for, you will be able to find in online. If you are on the hunt for a new game to play and you don't know where to start, be sure to check out Yggdrasil online casino games for some impressive examples. Yggdrasil makes top quality games with amazing twists, so with great graphics and gameplay as well, you are bound to love what they have to offer.

Game Downloads
Another way the Internet has changed the way we game is through the introduction of cloud platforms like Steam. Whereas before you would have to buy a physical disc to play a game, now all you need to do is pay for a download off an official online shop like Steam.

Steam truly changed the way the game industry operates. Not only do they have one of the largest game categories for you to browse, but they also regularly hold killer sales which slash prices incredibly low and make some of the best games out there more accessible to gamers who otherwise might not be able to afford them. They also greatly support indie gamers and have a vibrant community of modders/amateur developers to help make the most-loved games out there even better.

MMORPGs
Finally, the introduction of the Internet means that there has been a massive jump in MMORPGs or massively multiplayer online role-playing games. These are some of the most popular games to ever have been developed, including powerhouses like World of Warcraft, and undoubtedly helped to pave the way for other online games like Fortnite. These games were some of the first to allow you to interact with other players all over the world, as you could make friends and adventure together all without ever leaving the comfort of your own home.

The Internet changed how we view gaming forever. With more ways to download and enjoy games plus more and more games coming out each and every year, it is obvious that we are never going to run out of ways to use the Internet for gaming. Take a trip online and try out some of the gaming opportunities available to you now!

- Harare24

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