Google Stadia Lets You Stream Games Anywhere

MakeUseOf | 3/19/2019 | Dave Parrack
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After months of speculation, Google has unveiled its new cloud gaming platform. It’s called Stadia, a name designed to conjure up images of people playing games throughout history. And Stadia will let you stream games anywhere and everywhere on multiple devices.

What Is Google Stadia and How Will It Work?

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Google Stadia is a cloud-based gaming platform. This means that rather than needing to upgrade or buy new hardware, you’ll be able to play games on existing devices. This includes your PC or laptop, Chromebook, tablets, smartphones, and even smart TVs.

Google wants high-end, AAA games to be available on Stadia. The company tested the service using Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and Doom Eternal has already been confirmed for launch. However, it remains to be seen how many other titles Google can secure.

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Stadia will be able to stream games in 4K HDR at 60fps. To make this possible, AMD has built Google a custom GPU more powerful than the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. Google has also developed its own controller, but you can also use your existing controllers.

YouTube will play an integral part of Stadia, with viewers watching someone play games able to start playing for themselves just by...
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