Play Streaming Games Through Chrome Thanks to Google's Project Stream

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Assassin's Creed Odyssey is coming to Chrome. We'll have to wait and see just how well Project Stream performs when the test starts October 5, but if any company has the resources to make such an ambitious idea work for real, it's Google. This isn't the first streaming platform announced for Assassin's Creed Odyssey, as a cloud version of the game was announced for the Nintendo Switch in Japan.

If you're interested in participating in the Project Stream test, you can apply right here. You need to have at least 25Mbps of download bandwidth to use Project Stream.

Google's game streaming service seems quite promising, especially because of the fact that it works through a browser. To be clear: this is not a service where people can stream footage of themselves playing video games like Twitch, it's a service that lets people play games without downloading them by streaming them over the internet.

You must own a computer with reliable internet access (Google will test it for you). The massive tech company detailed their "Project Stream" test in a blog post today, with Assassin's Creed Odyssey being the project's proof of concept.

In partnership with Ubisoft, the search giant is planning on bringing Assassin's Creed Odyssey to your home via the Chrome browser.

The announcement follows longstanding rumors about Google making a more serious foray into the gaming industry, dubbed "Yeti" by early reports. You'll need to be 17 or over, in the USA, and have an internet connection capable of at least 25 megabits per second.

Google offered a glimpse of what the streaming service will look like in the clip below. Looking at Sony, its PlayStation Now service hasn't sat well with most players, which has led to them allowing for a select number of games to be downloadable to a person's hard drive, which is not much different than Xbox Game Pass.

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