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How much of gaming will be left after Google Stadia? - Enviro Led Tech
Phil Harrison, vice president and general manager at Google, introducing Google Stadia at GDC 2019. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Google didn’t announce a new gaming console this week, and executives from the company would tell you that’s the whole point. Google announced a platform called Stadia, the plural form of “stadium,” which will stream games to players; the company will handle all the image processing and connections through Google-held data centers running on Google-owned fiber optic cable. You don’t “touch” the game code at all locally — you just play the game itself on whatever display you’d like. Everything is kept under Google’s control. There are many advantages to this system, including the ability to launch a game instantlywithout lengthy downloads or installations. You