NEW YORK (AP) — Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November — but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a friend.
Google with few details. On Thursday, Google said it will start advance sales for the limited “Founder’s Edition” bundles right away, though it isn’t saying how many are available. Google won’t offer stand-alone subscriptions, for $10 a month, until next year.
Stadia is Google’s attempt to make traditional video game consoles such as the Xbox and PlayStation obsolete.
Games are stored online, and players can pick up where they left off on traditional computers with Google’s Chrome browsers and