Welcome back to ShareSTADIA! Thanks for your continued support and to all our loyal followers and subscribers! We’re here today on the first Sunday of the NFL 2020 football season (in the US). That’s right, the NFL Sunday debut! Football Sunday’s are back, school is back in session, Fall weather is approaching and Halloween is right around the corner (and so is Stadia)! What exactly does that mean, though? Besides more and more gaming, let’s find out! Will We See Google During the NFL? The anticipation for football season in the United States is incredible. It’s a massive audience of
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According to Eurogamer and GamesRadar, Google released a number of Stadia demos at GDC. These simulated the effect different connection speeds had on the gameplay and use of the product, and users remarked that results for all three of the demo categories (“excellent”, “degraded” and severe”) were all very acceptable for good quality gameplay. This is great news for people on average speed connections! However, that doesn’t tell us exactly how fast an internet connection we need—but we can actually infer an answer to this question ourselves! In another simulation, which was designed to demonstrate gameplay on an “unstable” connection
Google has released the following data for Stadia. Custom 2.7GHz hyper-threaded x86 CPU with AVX2 SIMD and 9.5MB L2+L3 cache Custom AMD GPU with HBM2 memory and 56 compute units, capable of 10.7 teraflops 16GB of RAM with up to 484GB/s of performance SSD cloud storage Google says that this hardware can be stacked, meaning that the CPU and GPU compute is ‘elastic’, so multiple instances of this hardware can be used to create larger scale games. This configuration is referred to as a ‘first-gen’ system, using Google’s datacenter hardware to evolve over time instead of the need for users
State Share allows developers to instantly share a playable moment from a game. This includes its current world state, player’s inventory and position on the map, as well as many other factors within your game. How does Stadia’s State Share work? When using State Share, your current game’s state (progress) is encoded in a link that tells Stadia exactly where to pick up the game at any specific moment in time. You can send this link to any Stadia friend or player, who can click on it and join into the game at the exact moment it was shared. How