“Google Earth / Street View will become a video gaming platform, where users can play Grand Theft Auto-like games virtually in their own neighborhoods. Users will be able to upload GPS-coupled renderings of the insides of buildings. Users will allow other

Created by gwern on 2010-08-02; known on 2013-12-31; judged wrong by bobpage on 2013-12-31.

  • gwern estimated 1% on 2010-08-02
  • gwern said “http://www.longbets.org/483on 2010-08-02
  • gwern said “Google is also famous for its capriciousness and abandoning development for years at a time.on 2010-08-02
  • fela estimated 1% on 2013-12-26
  • Michael Dickens estimated 1% on 2013-12-29
  • bobpage said “A part of this did happen: “Users will be able to upload GPS-coupled renderings of the insides of buildings. Users will allow others to virtually enter their homes, to pass beyond the public Street View […]”on 2013-12-31
  • bobpage said “but there is no Earth / Street View GTA-like video game from Google, and a third party doing this was shut down: http://gamerant.com/google-street-view-first-person-shooter-robk-121559/on 2013-12-31
  • bobpage  judged this prediction wrong on 2013-12-31.

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