What you need to know
- Google Stadia is a game streaming service that launched a few weeks ago.
- Stadia Pro members are getting more games in January.
- Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration and Thumper will be "free" for Stadia Pro members next month.
- As long as you subscribe to Stadia Pro, you can access the games.
Google Stadia is a game streaming service that lets you play games on a number of devices by streaming through the cloud. Every month, the company gives select free games to Stadia Pro owners. Stadia Pro is a monthly subscription that lets you play these "free" games as long as you're a subscriber. It's like Xbox Live Games with Gold and PlayStation Plus games.
In January 2020, Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration and Thumper will be free for everyone. You can read about the games below.
Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration
Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration includes the base game and Season Pass featuring all-new content. Explore Croft Manor in the new 'Blood Ties' story, then defend it against a zombie invasion in 'Lara's Nightmare.'
Thumper is rhythm violence: classic rhythm-action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. You are a space beetle. Brave the hellish void and confront a maniacal giant head from the future.
Which games are you interested in? Let us know. Both Rise of the Tomb Raider and Thumper are amazing games and look great on Stadia, even on a Chromecast Ultra because they hit 4K resolution on the cloud streaming platform.
Do you use Stadia? 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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