If you have low Spec PC and you want to play High graphic Games then cheers up because Google Stadia is now in the market. Google Stadia is Like the “Netflix for gaming”.
Google is claiming that you’ll be able to stream game titles up to 4K 60fps on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or TV (via Chromecast) just using internet with no need of high-end gaming hardware.
How Google Stadia will Work?
It is difficult to even for Google to do Cloud gaming, but We all know that Google has experience of streaming 4K content via “Youtube”, but streaming a whole high graphics game is not a piece of cake. Smooth online gaming experience depends on these 3 Key points:
- Encoding Overhead (The amount of time it takes to decode and encode video feed),
- Physical Distance from the server.
- The speed of the internet connection.
No doubt that they are putting a lot of his resources to better the transmission rate. Google is the only company that is capable of doing that kind of streaming because it has servers from all over the world.
How Google Stadia is better than all Xbox and PlayStation?
Google Stadia has to compete with all other cloud gaming kings like( Nvidea, Electronic arts, Microsoft Xcloud, PlayStation now and even verge). There are some points through which Google Stadia is better than PS4 AND XBOX ONE COMBINED.
- They have a plan of introducing some amazing exclusive games which can only be playable on Google Stadia.
- In Google Stadia you don’t need to download the game, you can just click on the PLAY button and start playing that game.
- It is a device free gaming System, You don’t need a console you can just start playing on whatever the device you have or you want to play.
- And best of all you can any high graphics game even if you have a low-End device.
- But if you can play it on Low-End device doesn’t mean you have to compromise on graphics you can still play any game Up to 4K HDR at 60 FPS.
New Controller By Google:
Google has introduced his New controller in the market. List of features of Google Stadia Controller:
- It features a USB-C port on top, a 3.5mm headphone jack on the bottom.
- It has a dedicated button to trigger Google Assistant-powered voice features and capture video of your gameplay.
- You can even type the requisite commands into the Stadia website to bring up a 3D model of the controller that you can inspect in your browser window.
- It also has Frame like button which helps you to capture a moment at any time of the game or if you want to stream your game, you can use it.
In one impressive demo shown onstage, they also showed off a feature that would let you use the Assistant button on the controller to pull a YouTube tutorial showing you how to overcome the specific hurdle or puzzle that’s giving you trouble in that exact moment in the game.
The controller is also used to launch right into games that you may find on YouTube’s live streaming platform, so you can immediately start playing a title a favorite streamer of yours is playing at that moment.
How did Google Stadia’s Controller work?
According to Phil Harrisonvice president at Google, Google Stadia controller directly connect to the Google database rather than any specific screen you might be using, Harrison says you’ll pair it with the Stadia network using a companion mobile app, which will connect the controller first to your local Wi-Fi network and from there to Google’s Stadia service.
Well, the Price of the controller is not confirmed yet but there is nothing to worry about because Google will try to keep their prices low to popularize their platform in the market where there are already soo many competitors.
In case you don’t have enough money to get the controller: Harrison also said that Google Stadia also support other gamepads even Keyboard and mouse so in that case, Google Assistant is the only thing that you are going to miss.
Where and how will you be able to Play Game?
As we all now YOUTUBE is becoming more and more popular for gaming streamings. Fortnite made around $2.4 billion alone last year. Google is relying on youtube to push for its cloud gaming platform. Playing via Google stadia is so easy. Even if you are using your youtube and watching gameplay of any game google just shows up with a PLAY button to play that game.
It will only be available through Chrome, chrome cast and only on Android devices for now. By using the new casting button on new Google Stadia button user can able to stream his video on Youtube.
Google Stadia Requirments:
In the last GDC (2019) conference, Google claimed that you need these things to run Google Stadia for now:
- Chrome browser.
- Google also said that you need a minimum internet connection of 30Mbps to run Google Stadia games at 4K at 60fps and by 25Mbps you can play the game at 1080P at 60fps.
But don’t lose heart if you have a bad internet connection like me, Google also said that Google stadia has the ability to adjust his Graphics according to user’s bandwidth.
A new way to Share your Game:
Google Stadia also introduce a new way to share your game. Google Introduce a new feature called State Share that’ll translate your play into a link for you to do whatever you like with. If you want to share it with thousands or just you Best friend you just need to create a shareable moment using State Share.
Google Stadia Pricing and Release Date:
Release Date: In the GDC (2019) Google hasn’t clearly set any date from the calendar but they claimed to be launched in the summer of 2019.
Price: Google hasn’t shared anything about Google Stadia Price. According to rumors, Google is planning to set the Subscription charges just like Netflix.
Google’s collaboration with AMD:
Google is partnering with AMD to enhance his gaming experience. AMD is making a custom GPU for Google Stadia data Center.It’s a chip that Google claims will deliver 10.7 teraflops of power, which is more than the 4.2 teraflops of the PS4 Pro and the 6 teraflops of power on the Xbox One X.
Each Stadia instance will also be powered by a custom 2.7GHz x86 processor with 16GB of RAM. The first game to launch on Google stadia was “Doom Eternal“.Doom Eternal will support 4k at 6fps on Google Stadia.
Google is Launching its own Platform for Game development:
Google is even creating its own game studio for Stadia-exclusive titles, Stadia Games and Entertainment. Jade Raymond, who recently joined Google as a VP is leading Google’s push for its own games. Raymond is an industry veteran who has previously worked at Sony, Electronic Arts, and Ubisoft.
They also said that there will be more than 100 studios development kits for Stadia, and more than 1,000 creatives and engineers are already working on titles that will work on the service.
Here’s the video from GDC(2019) where the Google Stadia is launched: