Google and game streaming: double or quits | Apr 2019

Sectors: 
Media
Technology
Telecoms
Companies: 
Amazon
Google
Microsoft
Sony
YouTube

Google’s Stadia promises the most credible game streaming service yet, but building a subscription bundle of top titles would require an all-out bet in the sector

Google is building its own game studios – to win over others it must overcome a troubled history in gaming, mitigating risks to developer business models and creative integrity

Games are much more technically demanding to stream than video, presenting an advantage to Google, Microsoft and Amazon – and a boost to telecoms network demand, welcomed by operators

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