Is Shadow of the Beast playable on any cloud gaming services?

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Yes, Shadow of the Beast is playable on Cloud Gaming. You can currently play it on 1 cloud gaming service: Playstation Cloud.

Shadow of the Beast is available on:

Playstation NowAvailableGame available

Shadow of the Beast is not available on:

Boosteroid Unavailable Unavailable
GeForce Now Unavailable Unavailable
airgpu Unavailable Unavailable
GameAway Unavailable Unavailable
Bright Unavailable Unavailable
Amazon Luna Unavailable Unavailable
Xbox Cloud Unavailable Unavailable
Blacknut Unavailable Unavailable

Description: A game that takes your computer into a totally new dimension. Shadow of the Beast is the most stunning 16-bit game you’ve ever played- a game that pushes your computer’s features further than you ever thought they could go. Shadow of the Beast boasts the most incredible high-speed parallax scrolling ever seen. It will confront you with 132 different and vicious monsters, all as arcade quality fully animated sprites. You will be dazzled by the 128 colors appearing simultaneously on screen and rocked by the 900K of atmospheric soundtrack. And you’ll be completely hooked by Shadow of the Beast’s 350 screens of fast and furious action. So prepare for an experience you will never forget. Kidnapped as a child by the evil Beast Mages, you have been transformed into a creature of fearsome power, agility and strength. In this guise you faithfully serve the Beast and its cohorts for many years as their warrior-messenger. Until one day you discover an awful secret- the truth about your past… a truth that drives you wild with anger and leads you on a trail of bloody revenge against your masters. Now the time has come to enter the Shadow of the Beast! Your task is to fight your way through hostile country to the heart of the enemy’s stronghold, where you will face your ultimate adversary. Along the way you will encounter an awesome array of monsters and traps. Be ruthless, be quick… for only the strongest and toughest can hope to survive. Prepare to live by your wits, relying on split-second reactions and ingenuity. Combat the diabolical creatures. Dodge the deadly plant life. Overcome the devious traps. Find and use the long-lost artifacts. Feel the adrenalin pumping through your joystick hand as the blood pounds in your heart and the tension becomes almost unbearable… Prepare to enter Shadow of the Beast.

Publisher: Psygnosis

Developer: Reflections Interactive

Release Date: 01.10.1989

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Frequently Asked Questions

For an overview of devices that support playing Shadow of the Beast via cloud gaming, see the table below. It provides details about each device and the cloud gaming services they work with.

DeviceAvailableOn Services
BrowserNo
DesktopYesPlayStation Plus Premium
TabletNo
PhoneNo
TVNo
ConsoleYesPlayStation Plus Premium
Available devices for playing Shadow of the Beast on cloud gaming

For an optimal cloud gaming experience, the requirements aren’t typically determined by the individual games like Shadow of the Beast but rather the cloud gaming service and desired streaming quality.

Here’s a general breakdown:

  • Basic Gameplay: A minimum internet speed of 5 to 15 Mbps is usually required.
  • 4K Cloud Gaming: For the best 4K streaming experience, a bandwidth of at least 40 Mbps is recommended.

For an in-depth look at various providers and their requirements, check the “Info” link in our availability boxes above. For broader insights and tips on optimization, explore our guide on cloud gaming internet speed requirements.

No, Shadow of the Beast is not offered for free on any cloud gaming service at this time.

To explore ways to play games for free on cloud platforms, do visit our free cloud gaming guide. And don’t forget to browse our free cloud games list for other free titles.

No, playing Shadow of the Beast on Cloud Gaming with a controller is not supported at this time. Should this change, we’ll keep you informed here.

No, at the moment you can’t play Shadow of the Beast multiplayer on cloud gaming. Should this change, we’ll keep you informed here.

No, Shadow of the Beast is not currently available on Boosteroid.

No, Shadow of the Beast is not currently available on GeForce Now.

No, Shadow of the Beast is not currently available on Shadow.

No, Shadow of the Beast is not currently available on airgpu.

No, Shadow of the Beast is not currently available on Amazon Luna.

No, Shadow of the Beast is not currently available on Blacknut.

No, Shadow of the Beast is not currently available on Xbox Cloud.

Yes, Shadow of the Beast is currently available on Playstation Now.