We are only a few days away from the official launch of Google Stadia. If you've opted for the streaming gaming platform since May, you can start playing
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As we approach the launch day, Google has begun to talk about exactly when you can play, what device you can play on, and what games are available when Stadia goes live. What we know about playing Google Stadia on November 19th
What should I play on November 19th?
If you have preordered the Founder's Edition or Premiere Edition, you may be able to play at the game service opening on November 19th at 9:00 am. PT: Google announces that the Founder and Premiere editions will ship based on availability. The first shipments will be delivered from the warehouse on 18th November. You do not need this to play below.
Back to the physical package you receive at your doorstep, delivery times may vary depending on when you placed your order. In some cases, if you arrive after November 19th The estimated delivery dates were between November 21st and December 4th.
The good news is that you do not need your bundle to play. The day Google ships your order, you will receive an email with an invitation code that will allow you to create your account and reserve your name in the Android or iOS app. You can also buy games with the Stadia app.
Once set up, you can play Stadia games on your Pixel phone or in your Chrome browser while waiting for the entrance of your limited edition controller and Chromecast Ultra streaming device.
Can I continue to order the Stadia Premiere Bundle?
Google continues to pre-order the Premiere bundle in its store. The Founder's Bundle was sold out earlier this year.
Which devices work with Google Stadia?
On mobile, you can play Google's phones and tablets in the Pixel 2, Pixel 3, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 4 formats with Chrome OS. Google plans to expand Stadia to iOS and other Android devices next year.
You can also play in Chrome browser on a computer and use a USB cable to connect a non-Stadia controller to your mobile device or computer for gaming.
To play on your TV when you start up, you'll need to use the Stadia Controller and Google Chromecast Ultra [$1945atWalmart] that came with your order: This Stadia-specific Chromecast Ultra contains firmware for the stadiums controller. Google announced shortly after launch that it will provide a wireless firmware update for non-Stadia Chromecast Ultras to work with the Stadia Controller.
What if I did not buy the Founder or Premiere Edition?
If you have not been looking for the $ 129 Founder or Premiere Bundle, you'll have to wait until next year to play in the stadiums. Basic level for free, buy individual games as you like.
What games will be available for launch?
A dozen games will be playing on November 19th, according to Google Stadia:
A further 14 game titles will be released by the end of the year, including Borderlands 3 and Farming Simulator 19.
For more information on Google Stadia, see Compare to Apple's Arcade game service and compare Stadia with other cloud game services.