Stadia is a new gaming platform from Google. The main feature that separates it from other gaming platforms is accessibility.
In other words, you can play your favorite game from a browser tab. So, you don’t need fancy (and expensive) equipment.
You will only need a fairly good desktop computer or laptop with Windows 10 (64-bit) and a good network connection.
Also, Google Stadia is a cloud gaming platform, so you don’t have to install the games on your computer. This is a major advantage for this platform when we think about the disk space requirements for games.
Moreover, the quality Stadia has to offer is top-notch. You can play 4K/60fps games in your browser tab.
It is worth mentioning that Stadia will only be available in Google Chrome.
How Google Stadia works in Windows 10
Google Stadia is made especially for Windows PC gaming. So, it will be easy to use and set up. So, you only need a decent computer, a fast network connection, and Google Chrome.
The steps in setting up Stadia are pretty easy. Go to the Stadia homepage and pick your country.
You need to go through a connection test. This will check your Internet bandwidth and will make sure you don’t lose any data. You need to have a streaming rate of about 15Mbps, and data loss should be below 5%.
Also, the test will check the latency between your computer and the servers. The latency should not be longer than 40 milliseconds.
If you met these requirements, you are ready to play.
Keep in mind that when you start a game, the program will go full screen automatically.
Also, you can improve your gaming experience if you use a console such as Steam Link to play on a bigger monitor from the comfort of your couch.
So, you can use controllers for the games that work more efficiently this way. However, you can still play like a traditional PC gamer, so the mouse and the keyboard are not yet obsolete.
Speaking of games, Google Stadia allows you to play many popular games, such as Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey, Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle, Mortal Kombat 11, and Tomb Raider Definitive Edition.
As you can see, Google is prepared to shake off the gaming industry by offering a cloud-based platform.
By doing this, the American tech giant introduces gaming to the masses. However, you still need a decent computer with at least 8 GB of RAM.
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