Google Stadia Stream Connect revives couch co-op gameplay

Google wants to bring back the excitement of couch co-op gaming with the Stream Connect function in the Google Stadio streaming platform.


The Google keynote, its first for the Games Developer Conference, opened with a band as the company as the team revealed the Google Stadia video game streaming platform. Further into the GDC 2019 keynote, the team revealed some additional updates on what to expect from this new force within the games industry. One of the features that will power development on the Stadia is Stream Connect, a means to revive the couch co-op experience on a gaming console.

Stream Connect will power mutiplayer Google Stadia experiences.

Google Stadia Stream Connect multiplayer couch co-op gaming

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