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Google Stadia Launch General

- Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:45:55 EST ad/EhG4w No.746136
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Looks like another one for the Google Graveyard.
Four - Tue, 19 Nov 2019 01:08:03 EST 7/wT3seY No.746137 Reply
Yep. Launched with half of the features they promised and a year old games that are available in other platforms for cheaper.
Koopa Troopa - Tue, 19 Nov 2019 01:37:18 EST zT0sxo02 No.746138 Reply
It's not dead yet you fucking naysayer. They're going to string people along for two years minimum.
James Randi - Tue, 19 Nov 2019 05:00:15 EST F8O7I6D1 No.746146 Reply
I still doubt the technology is here yet to support mass cloud based gaming.

All the problems 100 million cnet articles have said before lag blah blah blah.

But if they did some how manage to deliver the service as advetised at 15 bucks a month (i have no idea how much it costs that just seems like what they would do) and then buy the games on top for a year you could of just built the PC instead and had a nice stack of games.
Ryu Hoshi - Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:58:26 EST YMD9Uq/5 No.746154 Reply
The latency has been playable for years. I wouldn't play the first version of Binding of Isaac because the input lag was too great. But I bought a cloud gaming device for a service I can't remember the name of and found that totally playable. I could play games at high quality, including online multiplayer, on my netbook or TV.

It has huge potential. People just actually need to play it and see if it's doable for them. With the right server locations we're talking 15ms additional latency. Which isn't much but is noticeable in some situations.

We may see client versions of games as cloud gaming becomes popular, too. Much like how multiplayer works, server authoritative. Controls are responsive, and then server corrects your position as needed.
Sora - Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:22:48 EST xweu78mu No.746222 Reply

Great for upper class suburbanites with high speed internet connections.

Sucks for the rest of us. Consoles will remain until universal internet speeds speed up to handle streaming games.
Katt Monroe - Wed, 20 Nov 2019 12:37:47 EST HBVJmkKb No.746223 Reply
>Great for upper class suburbanites with high speed internet connections.
>Great for people who can definitely afford consoles
Dregs - Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:23:00 EST TV9Za1Xo No.746225 Reply
I could buy a 1tb xbox one for $30 now. Stadia can't compete with those prices.
honk - Wed, 20 Nov 2019 23:13:37 EST hRfsG87y No.746256 Reply
>uses 100mb a minute for 1080p
Holy shit yikes.
Amaterasu - Thu, 21 Nov 2019 03:04:57 EST 8md5aTIY No.746268 Reply
That's well below any modern, developed nation internet provider's advertised and actual rate.
Dark Link - Thu, 21 Nov 2019 04:04:48 EST HBVJmkKb No.746270 Reply
It's not below their data caps. Which it will blow through about 10 times as fast as playing Overwatch on tether will blow through a 30 GB mobile cap.
Zhang Jiao - Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:11:31 EST 8za2sY21 No.746283 Reply
Definitely don't do this if you're in a part of the world with data caps on a broadband connection.

Though I've used some country's broadband and just tethered to my phone because it's such garbage. And then the tethered net is faster but still trash...
Sam & Max - Thu, 21 Nov 2019 11:18:04 EST uZxzC6+0 No.746286 Reply
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The whole concept of streaming games is inherently shitty.

I'm glad this lameass attempt to further erode the concept of "owning the fucking game you bought" crashed and burned like this.
Divayth Fyr - Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:49:14 EST +FEWF/1n No.746289 Reply
I love the letsplays/reviews of obscure games this guy does.
Blaze the Cat - Thu, 21 Nov 2019 13:04:24 EST xMHM+CwB No.746291 Reply
Look at that fucking chest hair and the botched trim-job to even it out. Oh lawd!
Zell Dincht - Thu, 21 Nov 2019 17:36:43 EST 5LYJws1L No.746299 Reply
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I dare to say he looks like a Oblivion random generator character. haha.
Cammy - Fri, 22 Nov 2019 04:45:48 EST MehSHK3L No.746320 Reply
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Just wait until these things start to sell like hotcakes on Ebay as an oddity and end up on the retro gaming youtube channels of the 2030s.
Dirk the Daring - Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:25:15 EST xweu78mu No.746324 Reply

Lol I live in a big city and have Comcast (only provider available) and get 15mb/s.
honk - Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:37:02 EST hRfsG87y No.746325 Reply
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>Lol I live in a big city
>and get 15mb/s.
This is unsurprising and you should be fucking livid. Companies like Comcast got BILLIONS of tax dollars towards improving their infrastructure and they pretty much pocketed it and told the public to go fuck themselves. If that didn't strike a nerve yet, let me rephrase it: They took your money that you worked for, and they purposefully mishandled it so that very little of it actually went towards improving the infrastructure.

There's no excuse to have a garbage internet connection if you live near a significant amount of people in 2019 and you should do something about it.

Talk to your lawyer, your neighbors, your government representatives and fucking vote for people that have your interests.
Yoshimitsu - Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:05:12 EST uo28BM46 No.746326 Reply
Nigga i dont have a lawyer, my neighbors dont give a shit, neither do my government representatives
Sam Fisher - Fri, 22 Nov 2019 10:06:33 EST UcENjjuY No.746327 Reply
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Get some like-minded (and preferably rich) people together and start your own ISP.
Lemming - Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:29:12 EST 7CHfxEMc No.746330 Reply
Dude fuck that picture.

>lol just start your own ISP it obly costs hundrends of thousands of dollars
Guy - Fri, 22 Nov 2019 12:02:57 EST HBVJmkKb No.746331 Reply
I mean it's obviously impossible throughout most of the country but there are a bunch of places where people have made this happen.

There's actually a small ISP in the city I went to high school, and like... This is Maine, not California or some shit. They had very very good service, admittedly only in a couple fairly small areas.

This kinda is a thing.
George Stobbart - Fri, 22 Nov 2019 14:07:01 EST /ux142rB No.746337 Reply
Apparently a website called bbwexchange.com exists and it's not what I would expect it to be.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Tue, 26 Nov 2019 09:14:39 EST 7SQKm/p/ No.746499 Reply
What a joke. If Stadia had had more exclusives, a model similar to Game Pass where you only pay one price instead of a monthly fee on top of paying for the game too, and the shit wasn't laggy, then it probably would be better. This shit is just another OnLive.

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