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At launch, Google promised that a free tier of its Stadia cloud gaming service would arrive sometime in 2020 to go alongside its paid tier. The 12-month span of a year is vague, but Google executive Phil Harrison has narrowed down the waiting period to the next few months, per an interview with Protocol. As for whether “the next few months” might mean August or as early as April or May, we’re not sure. Google declined to tell us more.
Once the “Stadia Base” free tier rolls out, Harrison tells Protocol that Stadia can be accessed with “No money down, without having to put a box in your home, you can just click and play amazing games straight from our data center.” Compare that to today’s situation, which sees customers paying three ways…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts