Google Stadia release date set for November 2019

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It will include limited-edition Stadia controller, a ChromeCast Ultra, a three-month subscription to Stadia Pro, and an extra three-month Pro subscription that you can be given to a friend.

According to La Presse, Google Stadia will launch in 14 markets on November 14. What price is dignity? Adding to the excitement, Google also announced a gaming lineup that would be available on its cloud-based game streaming service. Announced yesterday, Stadia will launch in November to a select few Founder's Edition gamers willing to part with $129 to be the early adopters and bag there own Stadia gamertag ahead of the masses.

But, to users' disappointment, subscribing to Stadia Pro for $9.99 per month would not include any games unless they go for the bundle package mentioned above. It makes sense that Google is going for a staggered launch - I mean, have you seen the launch of any online game ever?

Android TV device owners can of course buy a Chromecast and then use it to play Stadia games when the service launches in November, however, that will largely be buying the hardware for the sole goal of Stadia - which somewhat ironically goes against the "you don't need to buy devices" mantra set out by the service.

What do you need for Stadia?

Well, there are actually going to be two different forms of Google Stadia. After all, we saw Sony push game streaming from a local console in the past, and it was hamstrung by official support only appearing for Sony mobile devices. Also debuting on the console will be RPG sequel Baldurs' Gate III, the existence of which was revealed for the first time at the Stadia launch. Just like shows disappear from Netflix, or apps can get pulled for violating App Store guidelines, moving games from a system dependent on hardware ownership to a service requires giving up control to tech giants who already wield a lot of power.

Google is just one of many non-traditional companies that are looking to become a player in the video game industry. The former will limit you to 1080p and stereo sound, while if you pay for the latter you'll get up to 4K HDR at 60fps with 5.1 surround sound, if you have a fast enough internet connection. You will likely still get a 4K stream at a lower download rate, thanks to Google's streaming technology.

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You can check out the rest of the key players working on Stadia in PCGamesInsider.biz's extensive roundup here.

Pre-orders for Founder's Edition are now being accepted at the Play Store.

Since Stadia is cloud-based, users are not required to buy high-powered hardware to run games.

Technically, Android TV devices come with Chromecast built-in so one might presume that those devices will also be able to take advantage of the same support, but that does not seem to be the case.

Making matters worse is that Google is adopting a subscription model that doesn't offer the same value as Xbox Game Pass despite being priced the same.

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