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    Can we stream Google Stadia games in HD?

    Unsurprisingly, Google Stadia’s suggested connection speeds are higher than non-interactive streaming video. Netflix, for example, recommends 5 Mbps for “HD quality” and 25 Mbps for “Ultra HD.” Amazon, meanwhile, recommends 3.5 Mbps for Prime Video in HD. As for PlayStation Now, aka Sony’s...
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    How much internet speed is needed for Google Stadia to work?

    There are a lot of contradictions here. On the one hand, they're saying Stadia's about "games for everyone," but on the other hand part of the press conference was really technical talk about how Google's data centers can deliver games in 4K at a rock-solid 60 frames per second. Assuming it...
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    What are the downside to Google's Stadia gaming platform?

    well, there are a few downsides. Stadia is going to eat data faster than a hungry dog eats dinner. This might not be a big problem for a lot of Europeans, as most data providers on the continent provide affordable uncapped data plans. However, this is not the case in North America, which makes...
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    Do you think the Google console Stadia will be a success?

    Do you think the Google console Stadia will be a success?
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    How much hardware will Google need to run and store user data on its games streaming service Stadia considering games files and save files are...

    How much hardware will Google need to run and store user data on its games streaming service Stadia considering games files and save files are...
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    Stadia: Google's game-streaming service

    What is it? Google's big move into gaming – a 'Netflix for gaming' streaming service that's a true console competitor, one to rival (and potentially lead) the next generation of gameplay. When is it launching? At some point in November 2019, with launch territories including the USA, Canada and...
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    Google Stadia Could Solve One of Chromecast’s Biggest Problems

    Unlike most TV devices (Amazon, Apple TV, Roku), Chromecast doesn’t have a remote. Chromecast is designed to stream content from a smartphone wirelessly, calling up content from your phone’s Netflix app, for example, and beaming it to your TV. On Google’s Android operating system, it also offers...
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    How many games stadia will have?

    Google announced close to 35 games to be released at launch or after the platform’s launch in 2020. (A pre-order “Founder’s Edition” will be released earlier in November, ahead of the 2019 holiday season.) Though only a few are new new games, including the highly-anticipated Baldur’s Gate III...
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    Here’s how Google says Stadia works

    On any compatible device running Google Chrome — be it desktops, laptops, smart TVs, Google Chromecast, and smartphones (Pixels for now, iPhones and Androids later) — Stadia will run at varying high resolutions depending on internet connection. At 35 Mbps, Stadia will run at 4K, 60 FPS, 5.1...
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    the new platform that may just convince you to leave your consoles behind

    The newest Assassin’s Creed and Doom running at 4K resolution, 60 frames-per-second, on your smartphone. he next big thing isn’t coming from Microsoft, Sony, or Nintendo. It’s coming from Google. Stadia, the first “console” from the tech giant that knows way too much about you, is set to...
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    Stadia is netflix for games

    Google Stadia - like Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass and Sony's PS Now - is thought of by many as a potential "Netflix for games". With Netflix, of course, people pay a subscription fee and gain access to everything that's on the service. When a big new show or a new film is added to Netflix...
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    Don't expect games to be cheaper on Google Stadia

    wo options are available for those interested in the video game streaming service: an £8.99 a month subscription, due out this November, or a free version, due out in 2020. Stadia Pro gets you up to 4K resolution and access to a growing library of games (including Destiny 2). Stadia Base gets...
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    So if it’s not for hardcore gamers what is Stadia even going for here?

    Xbox Game Pass and Uplay+ look infinitely more like the Netflix for games the industry is moving toward, but that isn’t what Stadia is at all, it’s just another platform and storefront, with the main advantage being a lack of dedicated hardware. I don’t think that’s enough, and I have also gone...
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    Stadia isn't for hard-core gamers than who is going to play on Stadia?

    If you’re a mobile gamer, you are going to hate both paying full price, usually $60, for games, and if you opt for the higher price streaming tier, a $120 a year subscription. Does that sound like anything a mobile-only gamer would be interested in, hardware or no? Additionally, there is a huge...
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    Google Stadia wants to compare itself to Xbox Live Gold

    Google Stadia wants to compare itself to Xbox Live Gold or PlayStation Plus, and yet at $120 a year for the 4K streaming tier, it is effectively twice the price of either of those, again, cutting into its “but no hardware!” selling point. Five years of premium Google Stadia and the price...
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    The biggest problem with Stadia is...

    The biggest problem with Stadia is that their customers are supposed to buy the games they are streaming. That's really a no go for me. If Stadia or similar services would just have a flatrate like Netflix has it for video, it wouldn't necessarily be a bad offer. I could see myself using it...
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    Microsoft, Sony, and Google are investing in subscriptions and streaming to give gamers more choice

    First introduced in 2002, Xbox Live launched the video game industry into the internet era and completely changed the way that video game companies engaged with their customers online. Paying for Xbox Live as an eager teenager was my first exposure to digital subscriptions. Now, in an era where...
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    Ubisoft CEO says cost of porting games to Google Stadia is 'not that high'

    In a recent investor call, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot assured investors that porting games to Google Stadia isn't as costly a job as it may seem. "The extra cost to put to make sure the games work well on Stadia is not that high," Guillemot said, according to a report by Gamasutra. "It's part...
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    Google says Stadia Pro is like Xbox Live Gold

    Much like the current Xbox Live, though, Doronichev says Stadia Pro will offer users access to exclusive discounts and free games each month. More accurately, Google is planning around one free title per month, which is less generous than Xbox’s three or four. Stadia Pro is priced similarly to...
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    Stadia partnership could be like giving gamers a new high-spec PC for free

    Google isn’t ruling out the possibility of working on a partnership with Steam for the Google Stadia game streaming service, and that could be huge news for both Stadia itself and for PC gamers as well. If such a partnership were to exist just from accessing the Stadia Base subscription then it...