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June 7, 2019

Google's challenge to game consoles to kick off in November

By MAE ANDERSON
AP Technology Writer

NEW YORK — Google will start its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November — but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a friend.

Google announced the game service in March with few details. On Thursday, Google said it will start advance sales for the limited “Founder's Edition” bundles right away, though it isn't saying how many are available. Google won't offer stand-alone subscriptions, for $10 a month, until next year.


 
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