Google Unveils Stadia
During Game Developers Conference, Google unveils their new platform called Stadia. Phil Harrison, Vice President and GM for Google Stadia, is charge of this project. Google’s vision is “One place for all the ways we play.” Stadia brings 60 FPS and 1080p games to be streamed on simple laptops via Chrome browser, and can also be Chromecasted and put to any screen that Google runs on. It will support 4K, HDR, surround sound, and 60 FPS at launch, and in the future, will support 8K and 120+ FPS. It will work with any USB controller, but they also have their own dual-shock controller. The controller ncludes a capture button for streaming to YouTube, and a Google Assistant button, which uses the controller’s microphone and Google Assistant. Stadia is launching in 2019, first in the US, Canada, UK, and Europe.
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