Announced right before Gamescom.
Just in time for Gamescom 2019, Google held its second Stadia Connect event that revealed more details on the upcoming game streaming service.
The Netflix-for-games service will allow you to stream any supported game through the Chrome browser using a special controller that is sold separately. You can also use the Chrome browser on your smartphone and use Chromecast to play it a big screen.
Around 30 titles were initially announced during Stadia Connect including Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and Destiny 2. Google has also announced 7 more games in the lineup, including Orcs Must Die 3 and the highly-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077. Other games that you can expect include Kine, Windjammers 2, Destroy All Humans!, Superhot and Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle.
Cyberpunk 2077 is undoubtedly the biggest game on the list, which should draw more users to the platform, especially after the big E3 reveal that Hollywood superstar Keanu Reeves will be playing a major character in the game. It is also worth noting that Orcs Must Die 3 is a Stadia exclusive, meaning that it won’t be available on any gaming platform.
Google Stadia will have a paid version and a free version with some limitations. It will roll out in November in major markets around the world including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland. At the moment, there is no confirmation as to when we can expect a rollout here in the Middle East.