LG Electronics partners Google on Stadia cloud gaming

Nigeria’s electronics market is set to benefit from LG’s Electronics partnership with Google on game world through Stadia. The partnership is said to bring Stadia to its latest webOS smart TVs in the second half of 2021. Going into the partnership, LG will be the first TV manufacturer to natively support Stadia gameplay via webOS.

The move is said to demonstrate part of LG commitment to supporting premium gaming on its state-of-the-art displays, made even more compelling with support for 4k and 5.1 surround sound for Stadia Pro users.

According to LG, Stadia on LG TVs will allow customers to instantly play hit Stadia games such as Cyberpunk 2077, NBA 2K21, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla and Watch Dogs: Legion with just a Stadia controller and no additional hardware or game downloads required.

On the new development, the electronic brand has planned  to have the new service launched within the second half of 2021 on LG Smart TVs as a downloadable app from the LG content store in countries where Stadia is available including Nigeria. Stadia already offer more than 130 games with more being added regularly.

LG historically has also made name becoming  the first company to launch HDR-capable 4K OLED TVs in 2015 and content on LG OLED TVs – both streaming and externally stored – benefit from the display’s fast 1ms response time, outstandingly low input lag without experiencing any loss in picture quality.

Commenting on the new development, LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company senior vice president, Lee Sang-woo said: “Supporting Stadia on LG TVs is our commitment to customers that gaming is an increasingly important feature expected by LG TV owners.

“Stadia is changing how people access their favourite games and by providing webOS compatibility, we’re making an early commitment to the platform.”


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