- Google is stepping up their Stadia offering through their Founder’s Edition which will be available in November 2019. Here’s everything you need to know.
Stadia Founder’s Edition Will Be Available In November 2019
Since Stadia has been announced, gamers around the world were curious about what Google can bring to the table in the video game industry. Well, it seems like their binging more than just a console and games. Through Google Stadia, gamers will have one place to play all their games, on any device, and with the Stadia Founder’s Edition, players will see the true speed of Stadia.
The Stadia Founder’s Edition will allow players to play games up to 4K on their TV without a console; additionally across all devices such as laptops, desktops, and Google products like the Pixel 3a with cross-screen early access. Essentially Stadia is telling you that you don’t have to wait for game downloads anymore and that you’ll be able to jump right into the action.
- 60 FPS
- 4K Resolution
- HDR Support
- 5.1 Surround Sound
The way Stadia works is that it’s resolution ranges from 4K to 720p to match your networks speed. The recommended Mbps is 10, however, it can work from 35 Mbps. If you’re curious about what type of performance you’ll have, you can check your connection through Google’s project stream here. If you complete the test you should see something like this:
Stadia also lets you play your favorite games withour using a console, and some of the games available are:
- Destiny 2
- DOOM Eternal
- Final Fantasy XV
- Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
- Mortal Kombat 11
Stadia Special Offer: Founder’s Edition
For the launch of the new Stadia, Google is offering a bunch of add-ons to entice gamers to sign up, and the offerings are hard to pass on. If you pre-order the Stadia now, you’ll get 3 months of “Stadia Pro”, as well as 3 months to give away to a friend with a Buddy Pass when they subscribe. So essentially you’re spreading the Stadia love all around.
This is what you’ll get if you sign-up to the Stadia Founder’s Edition:
- Exclusive Night Blue Stadia Controller
- Google Chromecast Ultra for streaming to your TV
- Founder’s Stadia Name
You get all of this for only $169. Do remember that this is a subscription-based service, so you’ll be paying $11.99 a month. The “Stadia Base” will be coming out next year which will be free, however, you won’t get 4K resolution, nor will you have the nice 5.1 surround sound (only Stereo). As well, you won’t have access to free games released regularly as you do with the Stadia Pro, and no discounts as well.
To read more about the Stadia, go here.