Google Stadia Will Require WiFi At Launch

Google Stadia is an impending cloud gaming service. This service is going to launch within a month. The launch date for Google Stadia announced by Google is 19th November, 2019. Thus Google will be launching Google stadia with a founders pack which includes a Chromecast Ultra, a stadia controller, three months of Pro service and an additional three months of Pro service to gift it to a friend. The user has to pay for the games on Google Stadia. Google Stadia games at launch include a variety of popular and free games. But Google is also planning to offer a library of free games for the users in the future.

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During the event in New York, Google also revealed that Google stadia will basically require a TV. But for working on the mobile phones, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL along with Pixel 3/3a and new Pixel 4. Now Google Stadia, at launch will require wifi on their phones and does not support mobile networks while playing on Google Stadia. This was a setback to the users of Google Stadia which is lauching soon. As they will only be able to play when they are in their homes. But not when time passing in the buses, trains or parks. And the Google hardware chief also confirmed this in an episode of The Vergecast. He also stated that Stadia will require a WiFi, at least at launch. This also depicts that Google must be planning to launch a service without Wifi too sometime in near future.

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According to the Google sources, Stadia will need at least 10 Mbit/s for 720p, 60 Frames per second stereo, 20 Mbit/s for 1080p HDR Video 60 Frames Per Second 5.1 Surround, and 35 bit/s for 4K HDR Video 60 FPS 5.1 Surround. The Wifi is working for Google Stadia just because the service needs a problem free environment and a full flesh internet connection, which may arise in case of mobile networks.

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Google also launched a Google Stadia controller, which has two thumbsticks and a direction pad with six other buttons. The controller will be available in four different colors at the launch. This allows the users a wireless connection with the Game. The google stadia games at launch include a variety in which there is a very high profile launch lineup, which are Destiny 2, Doom, Doom eternal, Cyberpunk 2077, Marvel’s Avengers and many more.



Stadia requires no additional computer hardware, and only requires the device to have an Internet connection and support for Google Chrome. Google also promised you could easily transition between screens without having to pair up with each new device, as the Stadia controller is supposed to bypass any of the hardware. It  connects directly to your game running in the cloud via Wi-Fi. Google stadia is launching the service at $129 on the launch date. However, the monthly subscription costs $9.99 with a free game each month for the users. The service will be launched in 14 countries, including the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland for now, on 19th November 2019 with its controller and three months free subscription.

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