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Google Expands Stadia to New Smartphones

We are just days away from the release of Google Stadia on November 19th. While we will have to wait to find out how successful Google becomes in video game streaming, the company has revealed several more smartphones that will be supported by Stadia upon its launch. According to Google, Pixel 3, 3a, 3 XL, and 3a XL will support Stadia at the launch in addition to other smartphones mentioned earlier.

In case you didn’t know, the Stadia app will have two different layers of usability. One of the layers can be used by all of the smartphones that are compatible with the app. In order to do so, users will need to download the app, create an account and purchase games through Google Stadia.

The latest announcement means that Google Pixel 2, 3, 3a, and 4 models will be able to play games through Stadia. While it’s unclear how many devices Google intends to bring support for Stadia, the company said that it wants to bring support for more devices later next year.

In case you are interested, you can run games through Stadia using following devices:

  • Any computer capable of running the latest version of the Google Chrome web browser (Mac OS, Windows, Linux)
  • Google Chromecast Ultra
  • Stadia Controller
  • Google Pixel 2, XL
  • Google Pixel 3, 3 XL
  • Google Pixel 3a, 3a XL
  • Google Pixel 4, 4 XL
  • iOS device running iOS 11 or higher (account management only)
  • Android device running Android 6.0 or higher (account management only)

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