Google's GDC 2019 streaming games service announcement: Watch here

CNET | 3/19/2019 | Ian Sherr
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When you think of ways to play big-name video games, you probably think of Microsoft's Xbox, Sony's PlayStation or Nintendo's Switch.

If Google has its way, you'll soon be considering its Project Stream service too.

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The tech giant is expected to announce a new streaming game service at a press event during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday. Google already showed off the service running Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Odyssey during a public test late last year. And on Monday, the company showed off a new squiggle (or "s"?), which appears to be the likely logo for the streaming service.

Google teased its announcement with a video game museum.

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The service allows gamers to play standard PC games within Google's Chrome browser. The games are powered by Google's high-performance computers, which then stream the images to the web browser in a similar way Netflix streams videos.

Google isn't the only company doing this. Sony's offered its PlayStation Now game streaming service since 2014, and chipmaker Nvidia offers one called GeForce Now. Microsoft is also readying an Xbox-related game streaming...
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