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Google is launching its own game studio to create Stadia-exclusive games (Update: Second studio opens)

Google just unveiled Stadia, the game streaming service we all helped test as Project Stream a few months ago. The full service, which launches later this year, will support plenty of titles you can get on other platforms with cross-play. However, Google is taking things a step further with Stadia Games and Entertainment, a game studio that will produce titles exclusively for Stadia. 

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Firmware update enables Stadia on some existing Chromecast Ultras (Update: Official)

Stadia was largely touted as a cloud gaming service that’s supposed to work across screens, but with a big asterisk. For streaming games on a TV, you need a Chromecast Ultra unit shipped inside the Founder’s or Premiere Edition packages, at least initially, while the existing Ultras were required to wait for an update. It appears that some Redditors got a new firmware that allows pairing Stadia controllers with those left-out dongles.

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Google won’t let you sign up for Stadia with a G Suite account

Google’s acclaimed gaming service is already off to a rough start with some canceled preorders and several hyped features getting delayed until 2020. Joining the list of snags is the users’ inability to sign up for Stadia with a G Suite account. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Google account associated with your workplace cannot be used with personal services, but in this case, Google is also disregarding legacy users.

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Google Stadia available now — soon we'll know if it can handle the influx of gamers (Update: Access codes not arriving on time)

Having its humble beginnings concealed under the guise of Project Stream, Google has been working on its game streaming service for quite some time, leading up to the official announcement of Stadia earlier this year. Despite initial praise, mounting setbacks, and even fears that the service may cave before reaching success, Stadia is finally ready for prime time. Starting today, gamers can purchase and play any of the 22 launch titles on Google's new cloud gaming service.

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Watch Google's GDC 2019 keynote livestream here

If you fancy yourself a betting man, you're probably taking the odds on Google's chances of announcing a new game-streaming service today. After hearing whispers about it for weeks, it's sure looking likely that we're about to get all the details as part of Google's GDC 2019 keynote address. That presentation is just about to get started, and you can watch it right here.

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[Update: New teaser, livestream] Google plans for gaming conference news stoke streaming-service fires

Several news outlets are reporting receiving invitations from Google for an announcement set to take place at the 2019 GDC (Game Developer Conference) next month. Details included in the invitation itself are sparse, apparently stating only that "all will be revealed" at a keynote during the conference on March 19th at 10AM PT, 1PM ET. This effective announcement of an upcoming announcement has renewed speculation surrounding Google's potential entry into the game-streaming market.

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Free Assassin's Creed Odyssey for Project Stream testers finally going out

Over a month after the Project Stream test ended, Ubisoft is finally sending out notices to eligible participants that they can claim their free copies of Assassin's Creed Odyssey. You don't even need to redeem a code — the game is just sitting in your Uplay library, ready to install to your PC.

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Project Stream is over, testers hold their breath for promised freebie

Google's Project Stream "test" is over. The experimental service, which streamed Assassin's Creed Odyssey to volunteers in a handful of US markets, was slated to end on January 15th. Participants who played for at least one hour should be getting a free PC copy of the game, plus a handful of helix credits, though they don't appear to have been distributed just yet.

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Get a free copy of Assassin's Creed Odyssey for PC via Google's Project Stream [US only]

If you didn't have a chance to finish Assassin's Creed Odyssey playing it on Google's Project Stream, Ubisoft has decided not to let a little thing like ownership interfere with your experience. Anyone who plays the game on Google's game streaming service for at least an hour between now and January 15th (the end of the test), will get a free PC copy via Ubisoft's Uplay service, plus 1,000 helix credits for all Project Stream participants.

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Invites for Google's Project Stream are now going out

After months of speculation, Google unveiled the first step in its game streaming effort earlier this month - Project Stream. It's currently only available in certain areas of the United States, and you can only play a demo of Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Google said interested users could start using it on October 5, but invites hadn't been sent out until today.

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