The Google Stadia cloud game platform will be officially launched in November this year and the initial subscription will only be open to founding subscribers and will be available online at the free service next 2020. Recently, the vice president and general manager On Google, Stadia chef Phil Harrison said stadium games would not be much cheaper than computer and computer platforms. Solved
Stadia has two subscription packages, Stadia Pro with a monthly subscription fee of $ 9.99, streaming support of 4K + 60 FPS, a constantly expanding library of games and discounts on game purchases, which are expected to go away to live in November this year; Stadia Base will be available for free, it only supports 1080p + 60 FPS streaming and will not be able to play in the free game library of Stadia and will be online in 2020. Many people think that Stadia will adopt Netflix's benefit model based on In subscriptions, however, in fact, the Stadia subscription games library is only a small part, this platform will also sell full-price articles and the subscription to Stadia is more than just a rental service. "We are at an excellent time in the transformation of industry and move away from the dominant consumption model," said Harrison that Stadia will require users to acquire new games based on payment subscriptions. For offers and discounts, Harrison said that Google Cloud Games does not have many price changes. He does not know why players think cloud games will be cheaper, while Stadia allows players to play on any device, including the TV. PC, tablet, mobile phone. Publishers or developers of Stadia have the same absolute control over prices as Google, so it is difficult to determine the specific price of the game at that time, but they will focus on pricing the market.
Previously, foreign media reported that the Google platform Stadia played, the minimum network requirement of 720p is 10 Mbps, 1080p requires 20 Mbps, 4K requires 35 Mbps, and maybe one hour requires 15.75 GB of traffic In this regard, Harrison believes that Internet service providers (ISPs) will provide issues such as traffic constraints and service providers are smart and know that they always have to guarantee consumer satisfaction and guarantee That consumers continue to choose their services. As to whether the traffic will be too large, he said, Stadia will use intelligent compression technology. Sometimes real data traffic is much smaller than the speed limit of the network, so that you can not directly calculate the actual bandwidth time multiplied by game time. The flow of play.