News: Google announces Stadia – Online Cross-Platform Gaming

Google unveils Stadia cloud gaming service, launches in 2019: https://www.theverge.com/2019/3/19/18271702/google-stadia-cloud-gaming-service-announcement-gdc-2019

Key points –

  • Google to leverage YouTube for Stadia
  • Stadia has more Teraflops of power than an Xbox One X
  • Google also launched its own Game DEV Studio
  • Stadia is live stream cross-platform gaming – no hardware needed
  • One can use any existing game controllers and existing devices (phone/tab/laptop/TV/Chromecast etc.). Google also announced Stadia game controllers.
  • Google is rumored to be working on a game subscription service of its own (could become Netflix of Gaming)

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