Google’s cloud-gaming service is finally coming.
Rick Osterloh, senior vice president of Google, made the announcement during its Made By Google event a few days ago.
Osterloh also mentioned that Stadia will allow users to play on TVs, laptops, and Pixel phones. As for its accompanying controller, it will connect to the Stadia servers through Wi-Fi for lightning-fast responses.
The Stadia service itself is quite simple. Just like any streaming service, it allows gamers to purchase and instantly play a game with no downloads. You can even expect triple-A titles such as Red Dead Redemption 2 and Borderlands 3 to be available during its November launch.
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Users who seek the best quality can subscribe to Stadia Pro, receiving 4K/60fps resolution, 5.1 surround sound, and a handful of free games for only US$10/month.
If you’re looking for a quick gaming fix without the hassle of a physical console, the Stadia may be the right thing for you. Although there is no official price as of now, the Google Stadia may cost around US$130 on release.