It will be part of Project Stream.
Google has just revealed that it is working on a game streaming service similar to what Sony is doing with PlayStation Now. Named ‘Project Stream’, Google has also revealed that it is partnering with Ubisoft to stream its latest game Assassin’s Creed Odyssey on Chrome browsers.
Google said that Project Stream will aim to solve problems that game streaming services have faced. Given that they’ve managed to solve streaming problems on music (through Google Music) and videos (through YouTube), the company is confident they can make game streaming an option when playing AAA games in the future.
A limited beta will start on October 5th, and lucky participants will be able to stream the full version of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey through their own Chrome browsers and yes, it’s completely free.
Google said that Project Stream would require at least a 25 megabit connection to ensure lag-free gaming. At the moment, the beta is limited to US residents, but we’re still excited that the company is pushing for a service like this.
We hope it makes its way to our turf here in the Middle East as well.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey will be released on the PC, PS4, Xbox One and special cloud edition on the Nintendo Switch on October 5th.