Connect with us


LG’s 2021 TV will be able to stream Google Stadia, which could be a game-changer

Game streaming made easy.

Google stadia on lg tv
Image: KnowTechie

Game streaming services are now mainstream, with the major players all coming out of their beta stages. What’s going to really drive home adoption is widespread app installs on TV sets, in the same way streaming video services used it to increase their subscriber counts. Google’s Stadia is about to be the first game streaming service to do just that, with a partnership to support Stadia on some of LG’s 2021 TV line.

As it stands, Google Stadia will come in the second half of 2021 to some major markets, including the US, Canada, the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, and Belgium. You’ll need an LG TV running WebOS 6.0 at launch, with LG promising WebOS 5.0 support “later this year.”

If you just bought an LG TV from the 2020 range, know that you’re going to get Google Stadia as well, with no firm timeline from LG as to when. Will the Stadia app on LG TVs support the higher-end features of the service, like 4K, 60fps gaming, HDR, and 5.1 audio? It’s unclear from LG’s press release, but after reaching out, it seems that it will be limited to 1080p, 60fps, and stereo sound.

With next-gen consoles starting at $400 (if they’re even in stock), being able to stream your games to the TV you already own is going to be a big hit. All gamers would need is to download the Google Stadia app, sign up for the subscription, and connect a compatible controller to the TV.

What do you think? Would this make you more likely to try out game streaming? Let us know down below in the comments or carry the discussion over to our Twitter or Facebook.

Editors’ Recommendations:

Follow us on Flipboard, Google News, or Apple News

Maker, meme-r, and unabashed geek with nearly half a decade of blogging experience. If it runs on electricity (or even if it doesn't), Joe probably has one around his office somewhere. His hobbies include photography, animation, and hoarding Reddit gold.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Deals of the Day

  1. Save $50 on the Meta Quest 2 Virtual Reality Headset - $249.99 (17% off)
  2. 54% Off ThinkBook 14 Gen 6 Ryzen $649.99 w/ code SECONDCHANCEDEAL
  3. Fitbit Charge 6 - $99.95 (save $60)
  4. Try Apple TV+ for FREE and watch all the Apple Originals
  5. Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite – $104.99 (34% off)
  6. Buy AirPods. Get 50% off a second pair of your choice. Only at Verizon
  7. HP DeskJet Printer with 3 months of Instant Ink included from HP+ - $84.99 (save $45)

More in Gaming