Chipmaker Nvidia on Tuesday opened up to a subscription to its cloud-based game streaming service GeForce Now, taking Google’s stadia to prime market for high growth over the next few years.
The platform actually uses a GeForce graphics card to power personal computers, Android phones and Shield TVs, enabling devices to play games with enhanced graphics.
GeForce Now, Previously available on a public beta version, will offer a founder version at $ 4.99 (approximately Rs. 350) per month with a free tier. Google Stadia Offers a 4K version as part of the premium service priced at $ 9.99 (approximately Rs. 710) per month, while the free high-definition version is expected to roll out this year.
The Stadia has been downloaded approximately 593,000 times since its launch in November, according to data from industry site Sensor Tower.
GeForce Now will also compete with Microsoft Project xCloud, Which is likely to be launched this year.
According to statistics from Statista, the cloud gaming market is expected to expand from $ 20 billion (about Rs 7,100 crore) in 2018 to $ 8 billion (about Rs 57,000 crore) by 2025.
GeForce Now has over 30 free-to-play games and users can also add pre-owned games, while the premium version of Stadia has been launched with a slate of 22 games.
Users opting for the Founders version of Nvidia will have access to games that support ray tracing or how the rays of light will spin in the visual scene, it will add to the visual scene.
© Thomson Reuters 2020