Google released its new game streaming service at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Dubbed as Stadia, the new game streaming service aims to allow users to stream AAA titles directly from Google’s servers without requiring any special hardware. That means if it works as it is advertised you will no longer be required to buy an expensive console. Other companies like Sony and Nvidia have launched their respective game streaming service in the past, however, none of them have been successful. Google Stadia is the first game streaming service which seems to show some real potential. In this article, we are going to take a look at Google Stadia and tell you everything that you need to know about this new game streaming service.
Google Stadia: Everything You Need to Know
What is Google Stadia?
As mentioned above, Google Stadia is a new game streaming service from Google which once implemented will allow Google to directly stream games to players. That means, as a gamer you won’t need to buy expensive hardware to play AAA titles. Another good thing about Google Stadia is that it doesn’t require you to download games. This is a huge improvement that Google is offering other Gaming services. Once you like a game all you need to do is hit the play button and it will launch.
What Are the Requirements to Run Google Stadia?
As I said, Google Stadia doesn’t require you to buy any additional hardware component. You can play it on any existing Pixel smartphone or Chromecast Ultra device. If you don’t own a Pixel or Chromecast Ultra, you can stream games directly to your system using the Google Chrome Browser. The only thing you require is a high-speed internet connection. As of now, Google Stadia will only work over WiFi connections with speeds above 25 Mbps. Google has said that it will make Stadia compatible with 5G cellular networks in the future.