If you are a fan a google then hardly you’d missed out the name Google Stadia in any of the recent google events.
For all who are hearing the name stadia for the first time,
Google Stadia is a new way to play any online games without needing expensive consoles or gaming computers. Wondering how,
Its a cloud based streaming service,where one can play high end games over internet without any high end configuration computers or gaming console. With the internet service you can play the games from google data centre in simple terms. Whereas, this helps users to continue their gaming from anywhere any device at any time .
Here is the 5 mins video of Google Stadia official launch with demo.Most interestingly, Stadia lets you stream games upto 4k HDR at 60fps and also offers access to a free library of games. Whereas a base version (free of cost) allows one to play games in 1080p at 60fps with stereo sound on Pc or pixel phones.
Pricing and availability:
Google stadia will be first to be launched in November 2019.To be priced around $9.99 (Around INR 750 a month).
Google will be offering founders edition that includes the stadia controller, a chromecast Ultra, a free copy of destiny 2, and a
three month subscriptin along with a three month buddy pass. The whole package cost around $130.
Compatible Games with Stadia:
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey:
Ubisoft’s most recent game is also used to publicly test an earlier versin of stadia in late 218 under the code game”Project stream”
- Doom Eternal: Bethesda Softworks and id Software’s second game which was shown in March 2019 Game developer conference.
- Destiny 2 Will also be one part of the stadia launch Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint:
- Tom Clancy’s The Division 2:
The recenlty launched online action RPG from Ubisoft is planned as a Stadia launch game.
- Baldur’s Gate III:The upcoming and long awaited Dungeons and Dragons based fantasy RPG sequel,developed by Larian Studios, will be stadia launch game.
- Doom: Tomb Raider,Rise of the Tomb Raider,Shadow of the Tomb Raider:Square Enix’s last three games in the hit Tomb Raider actin-adventure series will all be available via Stadia.
- GYLT:Upcoming Horror-themed Tequila works game will also be stadia launch.
- Darksiders Genesis
- Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
- Farming Simulator 19
- Final fantasy XV
- Football Manager
- Just Dance 2020
- Metro Exodus
- Mortal Kombat 11
- NBA 2k
- Power Rangers:Battle for the Grid
- Rage 2
- Samurai Shodown
- The Crew 2
- The Elder Scrolls Online
- Trials Rising
Google will be bringing the Stadia service in second phase to many other nations including India.
Lets wait and see how the service is going to effect the gaming industry.With 5g Technology being introduced in
many developed markets the streaming services are a good bet for now.