STADIA: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GOOGLE’S VIDEO GAME SERVICE

The games will be streamed to the device chosen by the user. Being part of the new generation, find in this article all the information about Google Stadia.

What kind of users for stadia?

Google’s new gaming platform will be beneficial for two types of users. On the one hand, publishers and creators who put their games online using Google’s simplified service. As a result, these games have tools implemented by Google such as social networks. In addition, publishers can take advantage of the new computing power offered by online services. As a result, they can optimise the graphic quality of their games. On the other hand, there are players who also benefit from the new gaming platform. Indeed, they can play the games offered by stadia via the terminal of their choice. But conditionally, the latter must be equipped with a Chromecaste Ultra and an Internet connection with sufficient speed.  One of the biggest benefits for the player is that he can play without the time to install the game.

Stadia: price and launch date

The Google Stadia service will be launched in November 2019. In particular, it will be operational in approximately 14 countries. On the supply side, stadia offers you two formulas. Firstly, there is the stadia base which is free. But consequently, the player will be limited graphically only to 1080p. The second formula is the pro version of stadia. The latter will be fixed price. Of course, a monthly subscription of about 9.99 euros will be required to play the games. On the other hand, this stadia Pro offer offers you graphic quality up to 4K. This means that you can choose between the latest games. However, being a novice in the world of video games, the Google stadia service offers you a pack called “Founder Edition”. This is a starter pack with a price of around 129 euros. This offer includes: a blue limited edition Stadia controller, a Chromecast Ultra, the game Destiny 2 and a free subscription of about 3 months.

What about the controller?

Like any other console, the Google stadia also has a controller. It is therefore mandatory to buy one to play the various games optimally. You can buy the Founder’s Edition which includes the controller with a subscription of about 3 months. This controller is called “Stadia Controller” and is specially designed for the stadia platform. In principle, it is compatible with the terminal of your choice. The only requirement for these devices to function normally is to be logged in to a Google account. The controller is already equipped with a USB-C port to connect to your computer or smartphone.

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