The Google Stadia event arrived this morning and, as expected, the company revealed more details about the technology, the launch games (including the official reveal of Baulder's Gate 3), and the price tiers for the service. The service is going to be available later this year, so gamers can start planning which tier is right for them now.
The Google Stadia prices seem pretty affordable and its clear that company is aiming to get players onboard and in its ecosystem, where they can then spend more money on additional games and services later. The Founder's Edition offers a crazy about of value for shoppers who are sure that they want in on the Stadia experience.
Here is everything you need to know before you start shopping...
Includes: Up to 1080p/60 fps video and stereo sound and the ability to play games in a Chrome browser or via Pixel 3/3a (with more phones getting access later on). You need to purchase games a la carte.
Includes: Allows for up to 4K/60 fps HDR with 5.1 surround sound (provided your bandwidth can handle it), as well as select free games and discounts on games to purchase.
Stadia Founder's Edition
- Limited-edition Night Blue controller
- Chromecast Ultra
- 3-month Stadia Pro subscription
- First dibs on Stadia Name
- One 3-month Buddy Pass to give Stadia Pro to a friend
- Additional Stadia controllers are available for $69 and come in three colors.
- The Full Destiny 2 experience
Be sure to check back in the coming weeks as we learn more about Google Stadia's launch titles and release date. Until then, keep in mind that the Founder's Edition is only available in limited quantities, so pre-order early if you want it!
Google Stadia releases later this year.