Is Gaming's Future In The Cloud, And By Subscription?

AMD Radeon datacenter GPUs to power Google's ambitious Stadia project

AMD Radeon datacenter GPUs to power Google's ambitious Stadia project

The service is expected to launch in late 2019 in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and most of Europe.

Google recently announced Stadia, Google's own cloud-based gaming service, where users can play AAA titles on a Chromebook or a smartphone using high-speed internet connection. Specifically, with Stadia, Google wants to enable you to watch someone playing a game on YouTube, and then click a button and take over, in real time, in a new game session, playing from where the video left off.

It's most directly associated with the game "Contra" developed and published by Konami in 1987 on video arcade machines. While Amazon's Twitch is the most popular site for live-streaming games, these streams are frequently edited into short "highlights" videos that are posted onto YouTube, and these videos appeal to a larger, more general audience. This will give developers the opportunity to enable cross-platform multiplayer and game saves and progression.

Stadia aims to challenge console and PC gaming.

AMD Radeon datacenter GPUs to power Google's ambitious Stadia project
Nintendo And Sony Shares Drop Following Google's Stadia Reveal

Which devices will support cross-platform play with Stadia? Those are fairly advanced specs for a console that relies exclusively on streaming for its gaming media. Moreover, the company is expected to launch the service later in 2019 in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and most of Europe.

Multiple sources familiar with Walmart's plans, who wish to remain anonymous, confirmed to USG that the retail giant is exploring its own platform to enter in the now-competitive video game streaming race.

The controller also includes a button for Google Assistant, so players can look up walkthroughs or hints without disturbing their gameplay.

The biggest hurdle for any cloud gaming service is, obviously, access. Dylan Cuthbert, founder Q-Games is also reportedly developing an entire game that will use this new State Share feature. The game was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System a year later in 1988. However, Google promised to release more details on Stadia this summer.

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