- Oct 27, 2017
I believe that we are swiftly approaching a dramatic shift in how we can play the latest video games. This discovery comes less than a week prior to Google’s GDC keynote.
The Project Stream beta worked directly through Google Chrome. This update suggests that the final service will too. That would mean you can play Assassin's Creed Odyssey on any device with the Chrome browser; which is pretty cool.
Yeah, some posters are jumping the gun here a bit. They're just supporting all third party controllers for Project Stream.
It means they're allowing the streaming service at least to recognize all controllers you might have on hand so you can jump in without having to buy any new hardware.
It's open source, so yeah. There is also references to both Xbox and DualShock there, so this doesn't necessary mean anything.I think those chromium projects can be made for anyone. There're projects with several gamepads.
Not quite as good as running it locally if you have a good rig obviously, but pretty damn good. Only negative was that it seemed to consume a pretty decent amount of data if you have caps (like me ;-;)
Yeah I can imagine
It does mean something drastic - it means Chromium supports a stable, proper implementation so it can be used as a front-end for Google's streaming service.Seems this is just support for the Gamepad API that Microsoft Edge and Firefox also support. So possibly doesn't mean anything too drastic.
The draft for the spec has an employee from Sony listed for example and dates back to 2015: