Google Joins the Cloud Gaming Arena With ‘Stadia’, a brand new platform Accessible On Any Device!
Today, Google finally announced its entrance to the gaming world with the revelation of Stadia – a cloud-based gaming platform. Let’s read on to find out all the details about this new platform today!
Google Stadia: what is it? And how does it work?
Without a doubt, Google is now trying their hands at every promising budding industry. Today, the US brand finally made its step into the gaming segment with its latest release: ‘Stadia.’ In terms of meaning, the word is the plural form of the word ”stadium.” According to Google, this new platform is a cloud-based infrastructure for all game developers. They would be able to write and design games to run directly on Google’s hardware at data centers.
On the other hand, the new platform is going to be the gate for cloud-based gaming. To make it easier to understand, you can technically “streams” the game to a controller and display that has access to the platform. Can you think about the potential devices? So far, the list includes TVs, Laptops, smartphones, and even tables. Based on the introduction, Google’s goal for Stadia is to make games available in 4K resolution and run at 60 frames per second with full surround audio.
Furthermore, Google stated that this new platform is going to free all players of any hardware limitations of PCs and game consoles. Since the games will run on Google’s global network of data centers, the infinite computing power that the company has at its disposal. Additionally, they also revealed the plan to launch a brand new game controller to use with its service, dubbed Stadia controller. From the images we have seen, the gadget seems quite decent. It has a dedicated screenshot button, a Google Assistant shortcut, and a built-in microphone. Besides, there is also two joysticks, four action buttons, a full-size directional pad, and two shoulder buttons on either side.
Though on Google Stadia: YAY or NAY?
According to Google, “Stadia will lift restrictions on the games we create and play – and the communities who enjoy them.” However, we will need to see it to believe it! What do you think about this new platform? Drop your thought in the comment box below. Have more question about Stadia? We have more information on it right HERE, click to read more!