Google finally penetrated the gaming industry by introducing Google Stadia at the 2019 Game Developer Conference on Tuesday (19/3/2019) in San Francisco, United States. But the fact is, cloud gaming has not been selling well in the market, until finally the impact of the new corona virus has made Google Stadia Pro free for the next 2 months.
Google Stadia is a cloud gaming platform that allows users to play their favorite games on all devices, such as TVs, PCs, smartphones, tablets and the like by streaming, no need to install games, like gaming on YouTube.
Stadia indirectly connects gaming and streaming platforms in a new product that is believed to be popular with gamers around the world. Intrigued by this latest product from Google? Let’s get acquainted further with some facts about Google Stadia!
Starting from the Project Stream
Some time ago, Google was known to conduct trials with several gamers in a private beta test for streaming video games via Chrome, which is known as “Project Stream“. Unfortunately, this project is only available in America and is limited. It is known that Google worked on this project because of the success of Twich as a game streaming site. With YouTube as the product with the most potential, Stadia was created.
Google Stadia is not a console
With Stadia, you can play games while streaming through your best gaming PC, smartphones and the like by connecting it to a Stadia game controller. The way Stadia works is quite simple, where the controller is accompanied by WiFi which can be connected directly to a TV, PC, smartphone or tablet. There’s no need to use a console (such as PlayStation or Xbox) as this connection is cloud-based.
Google Stadia Is a Game Controller
Although Google initially tested game streaming via the Google Chrome browser, don’t assume that Stadia is a service available on the browser. In fact, the physical form of Google Stadia is a game controller or joystick that has the ability to record games being played by users and broadcast them live with live streaming.
Two-Button Game Streaming
On the Stadia controller there are two special buttons that can be used to stream games quickly. The first is there ‘capture button‘to share and save users’ gaming experiences directly to YouTube and’Google Assistant button‘to access the mic embedded in this controller. With these two buttons, users can immediately start streaming the best online games at any time.
4K Video Quality
To make game streaming more fun, the video produced via Stadia will have a 4K resolution quality, even if the device used does not support 4K, Google will still save the video streaming results in 4K resolution. The graphics are really cool.
So, those are some facts about the Stadia game controller released by Google. Are you interested in this cloud-based game streaming service from Google? Stay tuned for the latest and updated news about games, gadgets and anime only at Kabar Games.