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Hi again, Google Stadia is the new cloud game console. I want to give you my opinion about this. Because I’ve read a lot of reviews and I think this service is being criticized very unfairly. I hope to show you why this console is better than another brand (PlayStation, Xbox).

First of all, if you want to use Stadia need to create an account Free or premium for 9,99€ per month. Only the difference is with the premium account you can get free games. And with a free account, you need to pay for your games. So far it doesn’t change anything for other services.

Now, only need a good internet connection to play our games. That's all.

Yes, that’s all, you can use your old laptop, not need an expensive graphic card or video console. We can buy a Stadia controller and Chromecast but not is necessary.

That is a new cloud gaming generation. If your internet is good, you can play to 4k or by default 1080p to up to 60FPS or more. Another important thing is if the games are optimized for the platform. I think this will resolve in time.

Ok, my summary, the experience with this platform is excellent. I haven’t had any problems like a lag or low image quality. Just like you need a very expensive graphic to play on your computer. Here, to play in the cloud, you need a good connection. At least if you want to be able to play with good image quality.

Google Stadia have this service to check your internet connection https://projectstream.google.com/speedtest

In the following graphic can see how much internet consumes google stadia approx. from 20 to 50 Mbps. Critical info, my router is not the best quality and graphic have noise.

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If you think there are no more things, remember the console is in the cloud, in case of any update no need to download nothing, all change in the cloud.

For all of this, I don’t understand the bad reputation the service has. In my opinion, these are unfounded ideas without testing the product to discredit the brand.

I hope I can give you another point of view.

See you

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