Real Money Stock of the Day Google is trying to totally reshape gaming.
To an audience of developers and game enthusiasts, Alphabet's Google (GOOGL - Get Report) announced Stadia, a new gaming platform intended to revolutionize the way games are experienced.
The service involves a wifi-connected controller and a lot of processing power -- made possible by a custom GPU that Google partnered with AMD to create -- as well as a vast array of data centers, and Google's own Youtube.
The big idea is that gamers can click on a button or link directly from Youtube, and that will take them directly to a streamed version of the game -- on any device or browser.
Google is up against some stiff competition, however, with Amazon (AMZN - Get Report) and Microsoft (MSFT - Get Report) also expected to roll out game streaming services.
Google said it'll be out sometime in 2019, in the U.S., Canada, The U.K. and most of Europe.
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