Google Stadia Backlash Recently Addressed By Google
Google has made some rather heavy claims about its game streaming technology ever since it was announced. However, as many people are discovering, Google Stadia isn’t exactly living up to the hype, especially when it comes to games running in 4K at 60 frames per second.
9to5google recent accused Google of “lying” after it was discovered that even the more high-profile titles were not running in 4K at 60fps through Google Stadia. Chief Phil Harrison even stated last month that “all games at launch support 4K” in a tweet. Since launch, and after all of the backlash, Google has officially released a statement (via Eurogamer), which can be found below:
“Stadia streams at 4K and 60 FPS – and that includes all aspects of our graphics pipeline from game to screen: GPU, encoder and Chromecast Ultra all outputting at 4k to 4k TVs, with the appropriate internet connection. Developers making Stadia games work hard to deliver the best streaming experience for every game. Like you see on all platforms, this includes a variety of techniques to achieve the best overall quality. We give developers the freedom of how to achieve the best image quality and framerate on Stadia and we are impressed with what they have been able to achieve for day one.
“We expect that many developers can, and in most cases will, continue to improve their games on Stadia. And because Stadia lives in our data centers, developers are able to innovate quickly while delivering even better experiences directly to you without the need for game patches or downloads.”
Needless to say, this doesn’t exactly look good for Google or Google Stadia. Keep it tuned to Don’t Feed the Gamers as this story develops, and for other gaming goodness going on right now, check out the following:
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What say you, gamers? Are you surprised that Google Stadia doesn’t live up to the 4K hype? Do you believe the service and technology will be a hit in the future, or is it destined to fall flat? Sound off in the comments section below, and be sure to follow DFTG on Twitter for live gaming and entertainment news 24/7!
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Eric is an editor and writer for Don't Feed the Gamers. When he is not staring at a computer screen filled with text, he is usually staring at a computer screen filled with controllable animations. Today's youth call this gaming. He also likes to shoot things. With a camera, of course.