The promise of Stadia is amazing; as long as you have a solid internet connection, you can run it on almost any device. But what happens if you try it on a five-year old, pitiful Chromebook? That's what I just did, and the results were surprisingly good. I ran it on an Acer Chromebook 11 (CB3-111-C8UB) -- it came out in 2014, has 2GB RAM and runs on a Celeron chip. If you … [Read more...] about Will Stadia run on old Chromebooks?
How to play Stadia on your old Chromecast Ultra right now
The Stadia Founders Edition comes with a Chromecast Ultra that should work right away. Google has confirmed that existing Chromecast Ultra devices will work "soon", but you can make yours work right now. While most existing Chromecast Ultra devices will sort of try to work with Stadia, they really can't quite work. However, if you can get yours onto the 1.42.180348 firmware … [Read more...] about How to play Stadia on your old Chromecast Ultra right now
A closer look at the Stadia interface
With the release of Google Stadia less than a week away, Google has given us a peek at more of how it'll all work. Check it out here: … [Read more...] about A closer look at the Stadia interface
What games will be available at the launch of Google Stadia?
There are a ton of great games coming out for Google Stadia, but at launch there will just be 12 of them available. They are: Assassin’s Creed OdysseyDestiny 2: The CollectionGyltJust Dance 2020KineMortal Kombat 11Red Dead Redemption 2Rise of the Tomb RaiderSamurai ShodownShadow of the Tomb Raider: Definitive EditionThumperTomb Raider: Definitive Edition While that's a … [Read more...] about What games will be available at the launch of Google Stadia?
How will Stadia resolve latency issues?
When you hear about requirements for Google Stadia, pretty much all you hear about is speed. While speed is certainly crucial to a solid Stadia experience, latency is equally important. What is latency? In short, latency is the amount of time between when you press a button your controller and you see the action on screen. With traditional gaming systems, latency is … [Read more...] about How will Stadia resolve latency issues?