Tag Archive: Stadia


ASUS and Google are teaming up to pre-load Stadia on the ROG Phone 3

The Stadia app will come pre-loaded in participating territories.

What you need to know The ASUS ROG Phone III will come pre-loaded with Google Stadia. The partnership runs through 2021, and the Stadia app will be included on all next-generation ROG Phones in supported territories. Stadia added support for several new phones this week, including several popular Samsung flagships and a handful of gaming phones, such as the ASUS ROG Phone I and II.

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Which game streaming service should you buy? GeForce Now or Google Stadia?

Your games, anywhere GeForce Now

Free, $ 5/month at NVIDIA

Pros Cheaper than Stadia right now Access to most of the games you already own Works on many Android devices and even iOS Free tier available Cons Loading times are shockingly long Not all games in your library are supported

GeForce Now uses your library to give you the games you want to play, streamed to just about any device you can imagine, for a price  [Read More…]

Here’s how to manage (or cancel) your Google Stadia Pro subscription

Anyone who bought the Google Stadia Founder’s Edition received three months of Stadia Pro subscription for free. Stadia Pro is Google’s premium offering that gives you the ability to play in 4K resolution and discounts on select titles from the Stadia library. If you were one of the first to receive your Stadia kit and immediately signed up for Stadia Pro, your three months is about to expire. Here’s how you can manage your Stadia Pro subscription, confirm  [Read More…]

Google’s free Stadia tier is coming in the ‘next few months’

Google Stadia launched in preview form late in 2019.

What you need to know Google Stadia’s free tier is on track to launch in the “next few months”. Stadia launched originally with a $ 130 hardware price tag and a $ 10 per month subscription plan. Stadia launched last year to mixed reception, with the wonderful potential of the platform being praised.

It’s not much, but we finally have a timeline of sorts telling us when to  [Read More…]

Google responds to backlash over lack of Stadia announcements

Oh hey look, Google put its foot in its mouth again.

What you need to know Stadia is Google’s game streaming service. It launched in November lacking key features and games, and was met with harsh criticism. Google has blamed the lack of game announcements on publishers.

Google has taken a lot of flak for its poor support of Stadia. Whether it’s in regards to missing features or lack of games, there’s no shortage of ire on  [Read More…]

Google Stadia Pro subscribers get Gylt and Metro Exodus in February

Stadia Pro subscribers just got some amazing games!

Today, Google announced new free games coming to Stadia in February. If you’re a Stadia Pro subscriber, you can claim Gylt and Metro Exodus as part of your subscription. Descriptions of both games can be seen below.

Gylt

Face your fears in Gylt, a haunting tale about bullying and childhood nightmares, as you help Sally navigate a creepy world to rescue her missing cousin Emily. Gylt is available  [Read More…]

Verizon bundles Google Stadia with its Fios plan

Verizon on Tuesday announced it will be giving its Fios customers an opportunity to receive a Google Stadia account with gaming hardware.

Starting January 29, Verizon Fios subscribers who sign up for the Gigabit plan will get a Stadia Premiere Edition which is the gaming controller and Chromecast Ultra. Additionally, the bundle comes with three months of the Stadia Pro gaming subscription.

Once the introductory window closes, Fios customers will be charged the standard $ 9.99 monthly rate. The hardware,  [Read More…]

For Stadia to become a force in gaming it needs cross-play

If Google wants Stadia to be a success, it will have to help developers make their games cross-platform.

The way editor Russell Holly (above) is playing Stadia is the way I think most people are likely to play. The streaming service is perfect for playing in areas where connecting to a console isn’t possible. I like to grind strikes in Destiny 2 while I’m traveling, and playing the Stadia on my Surface Go or my phone is  [Read More…]

Xbox basically just buried Google Stadia with latest Project xCloud update

Today, a slew of Project xCloud additions threaten to rip Google Stadia of its, well, reason to exist.

With one single library update, Microsoft just ripped Google Stadia of one of its only reasons to exist. Today, without any fanfare or warning, Microsoft included Destiny 2 to its Project xCloud game streaming library, at no extra cost, complete with synchronicity for those of us who have been playing on Xbox or using save syncing.

Here are the  [Read More…]

Verizon is giving away free Stadia Premiere Editions with new Fios Gigabit

Could this help Stadia reach more people quickly? It may be too small a pool.

What you need to know Verizon and Google are teaming up. If you sign up for Fios Gigabit internet, you will receive a Stadia Premiere Edition. The offer starts on January 29, 2020.

Today we received a press release that could significantly increase the number of people using Google’s Stadia platform. Verizon has announced a partnership with Google to give away a  [Read More…]