Google Stay: platform games streaming from Google is official, and comes with its own remote control

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Because we had advance that their intention was to completely change the current landscape of the gaming, and it has not disappointed. Directly from the Game Developers Conference that’s just the beginning, Google has introduced the world to Stay, its platform for video game streaming.

This platform takes as a basis the progress made with the Project Stream, the streaming service of video games in the cloud, which in recent months has undergone a period of tests in cooperation with users in the united States. During the conference, own Sundar Pichai has referred to Google Stay as a gaming platform around the world, which will facilitate the work of both players, as developers, and to those whose intention is to simply enjoy the games the rest of the people from all over the world.

Google Stay: the future of video games, made by Google

With the arrival of Stay, Google aims to completely revolutionize the landscape of online gaming. One of the main advantages of this service is the instantaneity to the time of run games. Each time a game is available –for example when you view a video in YouTube related to this game– you will see a button of “Play” in its lower part, and the user will have the ability to access instantly, without any downloads, updates or installations of any kind. Of the browser the game, in only 5 seconds.

Given that the games run directly in the browser and the resources are at to account of the datacenters of the company –of course, you do not need console–, Google ensures that it will be possible play games triple A in any device always and when you have connection to the Internet of high speed. To withstand the high loading that would result from execution of games in thousands of computers all over the world, Google has partnered with AMD to create Gpu special, capable of delivering a power output of 10.7 teraflops, which is much higher than 4.2 teraflops of PlayStation 4 Pro and 6 Xbox One X. in Addition, each of the teams in the datacenters will be equipped with a x86 processor with a frequency of maximum clock of 2.7 GHz and 16 GB of RAM.

Although Google indicates that in the early stages of the development of the Stay was working with a 1080p resolution at 60 FPS as maximum, currently it is already possible to run games in 4K resolution at 60 FPS in HDR and with surround sound, and in the not too distant future the resolution will get to 8K and 120 FPS. If that was not enough, it will also be possible to stream the match via YouTube, also at 4K resolution up to 60 FPS.

Another detail is striking is the support for cross-platform. In this way, it will be possible to play games the same with the players of other platforms, as long as its developers to implement this option in their creations. You will also benefit from the capabilities of Stay those who spend the day watching gameplays on YouTube: to Stay, it will be possible to enter directly to play in the game that is being broadcast live on the video platform.

With the objective of facilitating the transition between platforms, Google has announced that players will be able to move saved games from your favorite games to Stay, to continue exactly where they left off.

In terms of the catalog of games is, in principle it has announced the arrival of Doom: Eternal, a new installment of the famous saga of shooters in the first person, which lands at Stay at 60 FPS, 4K resolution and HDR. However, Google intends to maximise the creation of new titles compatible with the platform creating your own video game development studio: Google Stay Games and Entertainment, led by Jade Raymond that it was just a time joined the ranks of Google as the vice president of this division.

Google Stay comes with its own control: Stay Controller

As was to be expected, and as had been pointed, previous track, Google Stadis comes with its own control, the “Stay Controller”, that will allow to play any of the games included in the platform.

The controller, in addition, has a central button intended to summon the Wizard of Google, and thus bring in a number of actions taking advantage of the capabilities of AI Assistant. Given that Stay Controller with Wifi connectivity, Google ensures that even the Google Chromecast is able to convert on a console thanks to this controller and Stay.

Price and availability of Google Stay

Google Stay will be available to the public this same year. Its launch will be held in 2019 in the united States, Canada, United Kingdom and part of Europe.

time has not revealed the price that will have the subscription to this platform, nor the cost control Stay Controller. we will Update this article as soon as we have news on.

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