How to play Google Stadia on Chromebook

If you own a Chromebook and ask yourself how to play Google Stadia on Chromebook, here are some tips for you. According to Google’s desire everyone to have the access to the games, no matter how strong their device is, they made it possible for you to don’t have to pay a huge amount of money to play some good games. Now it is all up to your internet speed, and not the device itself.

Setting up the Chromebook to play on Google Stadia is a very easy procedure.

See also: How to play Google Stadia on MacBook

How to start?

Before you start playing you should always check if your Chromebook is updated. You can do that by entering the settings and choosing “About Chrome OS”. You will see the option to check for updates. And when it is done, you will see on your screen the headline that says “your Chromebook is up to date”.

Connecting the controller

Now, you can connect the controller and start playing. It is good to know that you can use the Stadia controller, Xbox One controller and PlayStation 4 DualShock controller. You can also use a keyboard and mouse to play.

Setting up the controllers is easy. To connect the Stadia controller to your Chromebook you need to use the USB cable with C port. Once you hook it up, it is ready to play.  Stadia controller is specially created for this purpose, and it is the best option. It has such a shape that fits in every hand and also provides you some special options that other controllers cannot provide.

There is a button for Google Assistant included on the controller. It also allows you to take the screenshots and record the game while playing. You can order the Stadia controller online, and you can choose between three colors.

If you are about to use Xbox or PlayStation controller you need to pair the devices via Bluetooth and that’s all effort it takes.

Using a keyboard and mouse can be better for playing some games, but it depends on what you prefer. There is also one more positive thing about playing Google Stadia on the Chromebook. It allows you using the headphones and microphone while playing, which make you enjoy even more.

Start the game

To get to the Stadia, you should open your Google Chrome browser and go to the Stadia site. You can log in to the Stadia automatically if you are using the same e-mail as for your Chromebook. If not, then log in with the one you are using and that is it.

When you come to the Stadia, you can choose the game you want to play, or just keep playing where you left off last time.

You may experience some issues in the field of graphic and for a couple of moments, the screen can turn into a bunch of messy pixels. It goes off very fast, but it happens while playing on the Chromebook. Because Google Stadia is still a new platform in progress, this is not surprising.

Setting up the Chromebook to play on Google Stadia is quite an easy procedure and it will not take you too much time. And as long as your Chromebook is up to date, the Google Stadia will work well and allow you playing your favorite game where every you are.

The Chrome OS is very lightweight and your device will work great with Stadia. Your Chromebook doesn’t have to be the newest one, it can be older and will still work properly and let you enjoy playing the games as long as your internet speed allows you to.

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