Tag: Stadia

Stadia vs. xCloud: How these game-streaming services stack up

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Most of the testing I’ve done has been on my home WiFi network, which averages 30Mbps to 40Mbps down and just under 10Mbps up. This is just within the connectivity ranges that both Google and Microsoft recommend for high-quality streams.Stadia runs on a handful of platforms: Pixel phones, tablets and laptops via the Chrome browser,…

Google Stadia review round-up: Google’s console killer works but not there yet

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Is the era of consoles fading? Google earlier this year showcased ‘Google Stadia’, a new way of gaming where users don’t need discs or dedicated hardware to play graphic-intensive games. The cloud-based gaming platform rolls out today in select regions with as many as 22 games such as Assassins Creed Odyssey, Destiny 2: The Collection,…