Google Stadia Connect Highlights: Stadia Pro and Founder's Edition prices revealed

In a pre-E3 event, Google is announcing all the details about its cloud gaming service called Stadia.

Google has revealed the details of its recently announced cloud gaming service named Stadia. The company hosted a pre-E3 presentation called Google Stadia Connect where it announced the pricing, supported games and all the information there is to the service.

Stadia Pro will have a monthly subscription fee of $9.99 and it will launch in November. A special Founder's Edition was also announced for $129 that includes a Chromecast Ultra, limited-edition Night Blue Stadia Controller, three months of Stadia Pro, and the full game of Destiny 2.

Google Stadia Connect Highlights: Stadia Pro and Founders Edition prices revealed

Spectators look on during a Google keynote address announcing a new video gaming streaming service named Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the company's cloud technology and a global network of data centers, at the Gaming Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S. Image: Reuters.

Google Stadia was unveiled by the company this year at the Game Developers Conference (GDC). Although it looked promising, just like every other cloud gaming/streaming service, latency is the biggest hurdle Google will have to tackle. This issue is still a problem across all the similar services. Today, we'll get to know whether Google has successfully solved the latency problem to move a step closer to the ultimate dream of lag-free cloud gaming.

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  • 21:59 (IST)

    Summary

    So there you have it. Stadia Pro will be starting from a monthly subscription of $9.99 while the Stadia Founder's Edition will be available at $129 on a first-come-first-serve basis. The Stadia Pro service kicks off in November.

  • 21:56 (IST)

    Stadia Founder's Edition

    The special subscription pack includes a Chromecast Ultra, limited-edition Night Blue Stadia Controller, three-month buddy pass, and the full Destiny 2 including the newest expansion. It will be available for $129.

  • 21:51 (IST)

    Stadia pricing details

    Stadia Pro will be available for a monthly subscription of $9.99.

  • 21:47 (IST)

    More game reveals

    Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, Gylt, Get Packed, Tom Clancy's The Division 2 and more games will be coming soon.

  • 21:41 (IST)

    All the bandwidth requirements

    Stadia will support streaming up to 4K 60 fps at a minimum connection speed of 35 Mbps.

  • 21:39 (IST)

    Recommended requirements for Stadia

    Google says that at least a 10 Mbps connection is required to play games at 720p 60 fps.

  • 21:36 (IST)

    First game reveal

    Baldur's Gate 3 is the first game from Larian Studios that will be coming to Google Stadia.

  • 21:33 (IST)

    Stadia Connect is live!

    Gamers will be able to play games using Stadia on PC, consoles and the Pixel smartphones, starting from the Pixel 3 and 3a series.

  • 21:27 (IST)

    Unveiled at GDC 2019

    Google had announced Stadia at the Game Developers Conference this year by none other than Google CEO Sundar Pichai.

  • 21:19 (IST)

    Google Stadia Connect

    Google's Stadia Connect presentation will soon begin where we will finally get to know more details about the company's cloud gaming service.




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