A Google retrospective exhibit on the history of gaming (as well as an empty case labelled "Coming Soon") on display outside the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on March 18, 2019.
Additionally, over the past few months, Google has been experimenting in the game streaming space, allowing some gamers to stream Assassin's Creed Origins a year ago in the Chrome web browser.
Another report suggests that Google is pushing in three directions: a game streaming service akin to Nvidia's GeForce Now, hardware that will facilitate the streaming platform, and courting game developers.
Microsoft's Xbox consoles and games unit are big business for the Redmond, Washington-based technology titan, which has been adapting to modern lifestyles in which software is hosted as a service online and tapped into using whichever gadgets people prefer.
Where can I watch the Google GDC keynote?The firm is expected to announce several gaming industry partners today as well.
Apple refreshes iPad lineup, with larger entry-level model
You get dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, Gigabit-class LTE, and Global Positioning System . And fans will get Apple Pencil support which allows them to scribble on the screen with this digital stylus.
Also of note: Google is actively promoting the imminent game streaming offering on its "Made by Google" ecommerce site, furthering the likelihood that some kind of an in-house hardware device is on its way.
Google console to launch with games from franchises like Assassin's Creed and Doom?
Then, Raymond moved over to Electronic Arts and was attached to a variety of Star Wars projects before leaving the company in October 2018.
Interestingly, the small video game museum at the event showcase old video games such as Pong, GameBoy, the PlayStation, Dreamcast, and Atari 2600.
"That's the word from five people who have either been briefed on Google's plans or heard about them secondhand".