Google has finally announced its much awaited Project Stream, it allows users stream video games right into Google Chrome browser. The service is being tested out by Google and you too can test it yourself.
You can now enjoy the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, which Google in collaboration with Ubisoft brings to your computers Chrome browser. The service allows you to enjoy playing your video games without having to download them as they stream live on the internet. You can also participate by registering here though there are limited spaces available during the trial period.
Google mentions in its Project Stream announcement buffering and latency on games can be extremely detrimental for the gaming experience. The Project Stream testing begins on October 5 and will continue until the end of January 2019. The service will be offered for free during the entire trial period.
Catherine Hsiao, Project manager wrote in an announcement “When streaming TV or movies, consumers are comfortable with a few seconds of buffering at the start, but streaming high-quality games requires latency measured in milliseconds, with no graphics degradation”
Most of the latest games require a huge hardware setup, which tends to be expensive. The Project Stream allows users to stream these games can eliminate this with Google taking care of all the processing. All you need is an internet connection of 25 megabits per second, more the better and you can good to go. The eligibility for the trails for US-based users is 17 years and can register for it via your Google or Ubisoft account.
Though there is not much of a competition when it comes to streaming games, Nvidia GeForce has a somewhat similar service running. Certainly with Google entering the scene makes it a lot more exciting and could be a game changer for PC gaming community. Other tech giants like Microsoft and Twitch also want to try to make inroads into the upcoming streaming industry. Certainly, the stage is all set for a major battle ahead.
- PlayStation 2- No Product Support
- PES 2018 Celebrates 150 Million Downloads
- Fornite Gets New Heavy Sniper Rifle