Stadia is Google’s streaming video game platform that first debuted on smart TVs via Chromecast Ultra and the Stadia controller, while today it has come to different types of hardware such as laptops, desktops, phones, and tablets. supported through third party game controllers. leave. Native support is coming to Android TV Smart TV soon. But not only. In mid-2021, it will also hit LG’s latest smart TVs with the webOS operating system. The announcement came at CES 2021, when LG announced that native Stadia support will be available this year in countries where Stadia is available through the official Stadia app that can be downloaded from the LG Content Store.
Stadia on LG TVs with WebOS will support, for Stadia Pro subscribers, the 4K at 60fps in 5.1 surround audio. All games available on Stadia will be supported, including Cyberpunk 2077, NBA 2K21, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla me Watch Dogs: Legion. Games will be possible on LG TVs using a Stadia controller without adding hardware. The games will not have to be downloaded, a feature of the Google platform is that the game is performed in streaming (therefore it will be necessary to have a fast internet connection, of a minimum of 10 Mbps (for HD video 720p 60fps and audio stereo) at 35Mbps (4k HDR 60fps 5.1 audio video), passing through 20Mbps (FHD 1080p HDR 60fps 5.1 audio video).
The current Stadia catalog contains more than 130 games, but it is constantly updated. The games can be purchased individually or you can subscribe to a Stadia Pro membership, which includes exclusive discounts and free access to a selection of titles. The subscription also unlocks 4K HDR resolution at 60fps and 5.1 surround sound of some titles.
“Supporting Stadia on LG TVs is our commitment to consumers, as games are an increasingly important feature for LG TV owners.”said Lee Sang-woo, senior vice president of corporate business strategy at LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company. “Stadia is changing the way people access their favorite games, and by ensuring webOS compatibility, we are taking a first step together with the platform.”
At the moment, there is no official list of compatible Lg smart TV models, as the launch of Stadia for webOS is approaching, there will be more information. In the meantime, it is possible to discover all the news announced by Lg at CES 2021 HERE.