Google's Project Stream aims to bring AAA games to Chrome
Google is bringing AAA video gaming to its Chrome browser.
In a blog post, the company announced Project Stream, an initiative that Google says hopes will solve some of the technical challenges related to streaming high-quality games.
Calling Project Stream a technical test, Google says you'll be able to play high quality games using just your Chrome browser.
It's partnering with Ubisoft to stream Assassin's Creed Odyssey in its first official trial run.
Google's captured gameplay footage while using Project Stream shows off the game in 1080p resolution.
Resolution at 60 frames per second, specs that are critical to gamers who need little to no latency, or drops in visual quality, if they're playing a streamed game.
The test begins on October 5th.
If you're a US resident over 17 years old with a decent Internet connection, and a laptop or desktop PC with Chrome installed, you can apply to participate.
The Project Stream website says the program runs until mid-January.
This is an interesting move by Google, who appears to be positioning itself as a console-free gaming platform.
If Project Stream is successful, it could disrupt the almost $140 billion games industry in a big way.
We'll be keeping tabs on Project Stream, so stay tuned to cnet.com.
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