Borderlands 3, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint hit Google Stadia
What you need to know
- Google Stadia is a cloud streaming service.
- It just got some more games.
- You can purchase Borderlands 3 and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 right now.
- Ghost Recon Breakpoint is coming to Stadia on December 18.
Today, Google announced that Borderlands 3, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint were joining the Google Stadia cloud game streaming service soon. Borderlands 3 is the latest installment in the beloved shooter franchise, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is a fighting game that lets you inhabit the quirky universe, and finally, Ghost Recon Breakpoint is a third-person tactical shooter that lets you aim from the first-person perspective.
Borderlands 3 and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 are already available on Stadia. Borderlands 3 starts at $39 while Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 comes in at $50. Borderlands 3 is available at a reduced price for a limited time so be sure to pick it up if you're interested. Additionally, when Ghost Recon Breakpoint launches tomorrow, December 18, it'll also be available for less, starting at $30 for the Standard Edition. You can read more about each game below.
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
Ghost Recon Breakpoint
It's not all good news though. The current build of Borderlands 3 on Stadia is from October 24. The game will be patched with all the latest fixes sometime next year. Luckily, it's not a broken experience so it's not a huge deal in my opinion. However, the option to choose 60 frames per second (FPS) or 30 FPS is gone. If you play it on a Chromecast Ultra connected to a 4K TV, it'll render the game at 1800p or 4K resolution, at 30 FPS. It's unclear why Gearbox Software decided to take out the option for Stadia. Hopefully, a future patch will add it in. It'll be interesting to see how the game runs on smaller screens. For example, Red Dead Redemption 2 renders at 60 FPS when playing on a laptop, phone, or tablet, but 30 FPS on a Chromecast Ultra.
Are you interested in these three games? Let us know.
Everything you need
A good way to start
This bundle includes everything you need to get started with Stadia. It includes the controller, Chromecast Ultra, Destiny 2, Samurai Shodown, and three months of the Stadia Pro subscription for you and a friend. It's a great way to begin your game streaming journey.
Pick up the parts
You can buy everything together or you can get just the basics for Stadia. The Chromecast Ultra is available to purchase now and lets you stream 4K TV as well as play games.
All you need
A firm grip on what's needed
The Stadia Controller is all you need to use Stadia if you already have the Chromecast Ultra. You can also use it on your other devices. Get the Wasabi colored one, it's gorgeous.
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