STADIA Posts on XDA

Google Stadia to offer over 100 games this year, including FIFA 21, Far Cry 6 and more

Google has promised that it is working on bringing a library of over 100 games this year to Stadia, the company’s cloud-based game streaming platform. The announcement comes only a couple of weeks after it was confirmed that the company is shutting down its in-house Stadia game studio division responsible for developing exclusive games for...

Chromebooks now launch with Stadia pre-installed

Chromebooks have become increasingly popular over the past several months as people adopt remote learning and work from home environments. While these devices are great for getting work done, they’re also perfect for playing Stadia, Google’s video game streaming service. Speaking of which, the Made By Google Twitter account announced that new Chromebooks launch with Stadia...

Google is shutting down its in-house Stadia game studio

Google on Monday confirmed plans to shut down Stadia’s internal game development division, citing challenges of cost and time as two major factors. The search giant reiterated that this doesn’t mean Stadia itself is shutting down for consumers. When Stadia first launched, Google not only promised the service would be the future of gaming, but also...

LG’s 2021 TVs will support Google Stadia and GeForce NOW, run webOS 6.0

LG has announced a partnership with Google that will see Google Stadia come to webOS smart TVs later this year. The company will be the first TV manufacturer to natively support Stadia gameplay via webOS, LG said. GeForce Now will also make its way to webOS TVs later this year. “LG plans to have the new...

Google Stadia finally makes its way to iOS via web app

Google Stadia subscribers can finally officially access the service on their iPhone or iPad — although the experience isn’t quite as seamless as it is on Android. That’s because due to Apple’s App Store restrictions, users are required to go through the Safari web browser and not a dedicated app. Apple’s App Store has strict restrictions...

Google Stadia launches YouTube live streaming support

Google is finally making good on one of its most promised features, which wasn’t ready when the service went live. Starting tomorrow, all users will be able to live-stream their games on YouTube, putting right an omission which had put some users off the service. As well as streaming, the YouTube integrations will make it...

YouTube Premium members in the US, UK, and soon Canada and Europe can claim a free Stadia Premiere Edition bundle

YouTube Premium is the latest Google service to lavish its users with freebies, this time in the form of a Stadia Premiere Edition for absolutely gratis. Subscribers to the service, including those who have it as part of their YouTube Music plan, can claim a voucher in the app, offering a package including controller and...

PSA: Chromecast Ultra overheating issues can be solved with a DIY heatsink

Google Chromecast Ultra was, until recently, the flagship product in the range, thanks in no small part to its 4K capabilities and its ethernet connection which makes it a natural partner to the company’s Stadia gaming service. The problem is, that kind of resource-heavy rendering can make the Chromecast Ultra run a bit hot. Well,...

Google adds a Premium gaming section on the Play Store for Chromebooks

Chromebooks are incredibly popular in education and professional settings. They’re also becoming increasingly popular for gaming, according to Google, and the search giant hopes to capitalize on this trend by highlighting high-quality gaming options on Chrome OS. Starting today, the Google Play Store on Chrome OS will show a premium gaming section that contains Android games...

Chromebook gaming to get more viable with Steam Sync in GeForce NOW, preloaded Stadia web app

NVIDIA's GeForce NOW cloud gaming service added Chromebook support in beta last month, giving Chromebook users a chance to experience demanding games on their devices. However, the first beta version of the service didn't include Steam Sync and Highlights support for Chromebooks. Now, NVIDIA has finally released Steam Sync support for Chromebooks with its weekly...

Apple blocks Microsoft xCloud and Google Stadia from the App Store, leaving Android as the only mobile OS for cloud gaming

Microsoft is scheduled to launch its xCloud game streaming service on September 15th and the company has already released a partial list of titles that will be supported at launch. Much like NVIDIA's GeForce NOW cloud gaming service, xCloud will let users enjoy a wide variety of Xbox and PC games on their smartphones and...

Google Stadia can now play games over 4G and 5G mobile data

Google Stadia launched last year as the company's ambitious entry into the growing market of cloud game streaming services. Understandably, Stadia was limited to Wi-Fi networks at launch. After all, streaming games from the cloud racks up data usage very quickly. If that doesn't matter to you, though, it's now possible to play games over...