On the Stadia home page in Safari, it is recommended that users hit the share button and then hit “ Add to home screen ” so that it works more like a web app and less like a browser page when you open it from your iOS home page. device.
Stadia is now available on iOS devices! Yes, you read that right. From today you can log in https://t.co/AoYhdVnzGu on your Safari iOS browser and start playing your favorite games. Try it out for yourself today! pic.twitter.com/iQhoAu8NtX
– Stadia (@GoogleStadia) December 16, 2020
This is the first time that Google Stadia games have been playable on iOS devices since the service launched in November 2019. The Stadia app has been available on iOS for some time, but it only allows users to create an account or manage the settings while they play. Google has been blocked by Apple’s policy on game streaming services on the App Store, that’s why it uses a web application as a workaround, rather than providing functionality to the application itself.
In other Google news, Gmail, YouTube, Pokemon GO, Google Docs, Stadia and other Google services briefly suffered an outage earlier this week. If you want to check out the service, Cyberpunk 2077 is available on Google Stadia right now. Here is 21 minutes of gameplay at 1080p.
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