Google Stadia pricing and games confirmed
Google to launch new game streaming platform later this year, with exclusives
Google has revealed a wealth of details about its upcoming game streaming platform, Stadia.
Stadia is Google's new cloud-based gaming platform that allows you to play video games across screens instantly. Google recommends an internet speed of at least 10 mbps for a 720p experience on Stadia.
The service will be available as Stadia Pro ($9.99 USD / $11.99 CAD per month, November 2019), with streaming resolution of up to 4K, 60 FPS, 5.1 surround sound, free games, and discounts. There will also be a Stadia Base (free, launches in 2020), with streaming resolution of up to 1080p, 60 FPS, stereo sound, and no free games or discounts.
Those ready to jump in can preorder the Stadia Founder’s Edition ($130 USD) that comes with a Stadia controller, Chromecast Ultra, three months of Stadia Pro, a badge, a Buddy Pass to play with a friend, and a Stadia Name.
If you'd rather ease into the experience, you can use an HID compliant controller via USB cable on Chrome or mobile. To play on your TV you will need to use the Stadia Controller and Google Chromecast Ultra.
The games available to stream at launch will include major titles such as Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Borderlands 3, Destiny 2, Doom Eternal,Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, GRID, Mortal Kombat 11, and more. There will also be Stadia exclusives, such as Gylt (Tequila Works), Get Packed (Moonshine Studios), and others.
Google Stadia will launch this November.