Google tests Project Stream, which you can run console games in the browser
Last week, Google introduced Project Stream – the tool for managing complex tasks associated with the performance of console games on PC in the Chrome browser. The company has also started sending invitations to specific users to test this service.
Currently, Google is working with Ubisoft for beta testing Assassin’s Creed Odyssey platform on the new Project Stream. Invited users will be able to play the newest game series Assassin’s Creed in the Chrome browser, without downloading or installing dozens of gigabytes of files.
Live the epic Odyssey of a Spartan hero
Starting today, you and the other testers Project Stream can play Assassin’s Creed Odyssey for free until January 15, 2019. Rate the new way of playing and share your opinion with us.
Remember that you must be at least 17 years old and located on the territory of the United States to participate in the Project Stream.
Just as streaming services have changed the way to listening to music and watching movies, Google suggests that the game industry can do the same. Rumor has it that the company is working on a full-fledged game streaming service to compete with such giants as Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation. According to rumors, the project is codenamed Yeti works only with console Chromecast.
In addition to the invitations, users will also receive $ 10 of in game currency, but they will need to create a Ubisoft account.
Code from the invitation only works with one account tied to a specific Google account.
Google notes that the connection speed should be at least 25 Mbit/s. Users also need to upgrade your browser version 69 or greater. Stream Project also supports wired controllers.
To apply for participation in the program is open to all U.S. residents older than 17 years on the project website.