Embrace the cloud
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With the $380 million acquisition of Gaikai, Sony bet huge on gaming in the cloud. Indeed, when it launches, the PlayStation 4 will have the ability to stream games much like Netflix Instant distributes movies. No doubt the next Xbox will rely on good-old physical discs, but in this day and age, Microsoft should also, like its competition, embrace the cloud. 

  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated April 10 2013 12:10 PM ET
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