So it will take some of the load off of the system CPU/GPU/RAM and offload it to a server to stream back, if that's the way I gather it. Kind of like what SimCity did (or didn't) do with their calculations. So like Brad said in one of the podcasts you can take 30,000 asteroids from the asteroid belt and turn it into 300,000.
However there's a problem. Even with the 24 hour phone home stipulation there is still no guarantee that users will be online at all times. So how will developers be able to implement this in games if there's a chance that it won't function at all? I mean maybe I'm mistaken here and somebody more qualified can speak on it... but it seems like a rather useless thing. Unless the Xbone needs a connection all the time, in which case it really is always online instead of the 24 hour phone home that we're led to believe it is.
I'm so confused.