With the advancement of technologies in this world currently, a new era of Gaming is promising to enter our world. This new online game technology named as Google Stadia was introduced by Google at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. The technology developed by Google will empower the Gaming industry with its unique features. Anticipated to launch in 2019 in the Uk, Canada, US and most of Europe markets, specific date and time for the launch is yet to be decided.
Stadia Official Reveal Trailer: The Future of Gaming from Google
Stadia independent of any specific platform
Google Stadia will be based on cloud game streaming where the servers will be available on the Google data centers. Its potential lies in the fact that it can be played across any devices without accelerating the hardware. These devices include client PC, mobile devices, TV, Game Console etc. Available with a link, just clicking on the link will let you resume your game from where you have left. It can be switched on to various devices and offers instant accessibility. Its vast reach will grab the attention of the players and will be one of the top gaming platforms in the upcoming years.
Ensures better performance
With the help of Google data center and edge network, Stadia’s architecture will help in keeping the network servers near to the gamers globally. This will result in providing a high-quality gaming experience to the people who are enthusiastic to play these video games. Stadia will be launched with resolutions up to 4K, 60 fps, HDR, surround sound features. In the future, it is expected to have a resolution up to 8K.
Your Gaming platform is the Data Center itself
Built with custom GPU, Google Stadia is compared with the top two game consoles in the market. Stadia has GPU – 10.7 teraflops whereas PS4 Pro® and Xbox One X® has GPU 4.2 and 6.0 teraflops respectively which is quite bigger and more powerful than these two.
Technologies which will be used in Stadia
It will be built on the Linux Operating System with open Graphics API Vulkan. They have partnered with Unreal Engine which is basically a suite of integrated tools for building and designing games, simulating and visualizing it. A real-time engine, Unity which develops high-quality games in 3D and 2D architecture will assist in developing Google Stadia. With its assistance, Stadia is expected to build best designed architectural games in 2D and 3D. Unity will be combined with physics engine component Havok to get the desired output. Havok which is a powerful middleware software that powers your game. Gamers will be assisted via Google Assistant if stuck in between the game to provide a feasible solution. It facilitates with comprehensive parental controls where you can choose your playing partner, the content which you access and your play timing.
Ever since its announcement, Google Stadia has started creating a buzz among the people. We are expecting this technology to turn the table around and bring a new generation of the gaming world. Its features range from the streaming game through the cloud to fast performance, providing a high-quality resolution to sound features, and many more. We expect that this new discovery will bring a radical change in the gaming industry to give us new experiences.
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