[Google] today unveiled “Project Stream,” and while Google calls this a “technical test” to see how well game streaming to Chrome works, it’s clear that this is the foundational technology for a game-streaming service.
The service was announced to be launching its beta on October 5th but is limited to the US so don’t get too excited yet.
Spots in the beta are apparently extremely limited and require you to have a consistent 20Mbps connection and a Ubisoft account to participate.
Game streaming is seen as the holy grail of gaming delivery moving forward. Sony have tried it for years, Microsoft’s new Scarlett console is about to, and PC gamers have access to NVIDIA’s GeForce Now service but many believe Google could finally crack the game-streaming nut.
Because if they can’t, then who?