Google Stadia will soon run on select Samsung, Razer and Asus phones

Today Stadia – Google’s game-streaming platform – is rolling out to 18 additional Android smartphones, making playing on mobile a Pixel-exclusive feature no more.

Google Stadia originally launched back in November 2019, letting those who forked out for the Founder’s Edition pre-order kits or those who subsequently subscribed to the platform’s Pro subscription access the company’s powerful cloud-based console on a myriad of devices.

Initially, alongside being able to stream Stadia through Chrome on a PC/Mac/Chromebook or a Chromecast Ultra on a TV, those in possession of a Google Pixel 2, 3, 3a or 4-series smartphone could also move their gaming sessions to the small screen if desired.

As of February 20, Stadia will also run on a host of non-Pixel Android smartphones for the first time; with the last four generations of Samsung’s flagship handsets and Asus’ and Razer’s gaming-focused phones joining the roster.

The full list of newly-supported phones is as follows:

  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 Active
  • Samsung Galaxy Note8
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Samsung Galaxy S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note9
  • Samsung Galaxy S10
  • Samsung Galaxy S10+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note10
  • Samsung Galaxy Note10+
  • Samsung Galaxy S20
  • Samsung Galaxy S20+
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
  • Razer Phone
  • Razer Phone 2
  • ASUS ROG Phone
  • ASUS ROG Phone 2

These new additions should help make Stadia more appealing to a far larger number of curious gamers who chose not to join #TeamPixel any time in the last three years.

It’s no secret that some of the promises Google made when pitching Stadia didn’t materialise at launch and some features still aren’t available to players but streaming on mobile has been available for the get-go, at least for a small subset of users.

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