The upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia not only follows the Netflix model, as many fans had hoped. Instead, both a subscription and games are offered individually for sale, as Kotaku had already reported, and the entire model certainly sounds confused.
Stadia, which was announced in March, is a streaming platform that was designed for sale you play without a high-end console or computer. If it works as promised, you can connect a Chromecast to your TV via the cloud and access games without the need for hardware.
Google plans to release price and software details today at 1
- A base subscription for $ 11.99 per month will be available at the start of Stadia in November. With this you can access some Stadia games with a resolution of 4K / 60FPS.
- Other games – especially newer ones – have to be bought.
- In 2020 Google will launch a model called "Stadia Base" Completely free, but you can only play games with a resolution of 1080p.
- This fall, an expensive Stadia Founder's Edition is being offered for sale ($ 169) containing a Chromecast Ultra, a Stadia controller, a three-month subscription and Destiny 2 (the, as Kotaku revealed yesterday when starting on the platform will be)
- Doom Eternal Assassin's Creed Odyssey the new Tomb Raider trilogy and The Division 2 are also part of the Stadia grid.
We will update this story with more info as soon as Google officially announces this.