Apparently, Google is currently unlocking the web version of Stadia's 4K streaming. At least there are currently more and more messages from several users reporting the appearance of a corresponding icon. Google has not officially commented on this so far.
So far, anyone who wanted to use 4K streaming with Stadia could only do this using a Chromecast Ultra on their home TV screen. But apparently this seems to be changing: As can be seen, among other things, from a report by the magazine 9to5Google, Google is probably currently activating the web version of 4K streaming.
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The report relies on the testimony of several users who report that allegedly a corresponding 4K icon suddenly appeared and that the streaming quality was significantly improved. So far, there has been no official confirmation from Google about the web version of 4K streaming. But since user reports are piling up, there seems to be something about it.
To be able to use 4K streaming on Google Stadia, you need a pro membership, which costs 9.99 euros per month and at the same time provides support for 5.1 surround sound. You should also have a fast internet connection with about 35 Mbps. However, there are already reports from users who were able to implement 4K streaming with significantly lower transmission rates.
Incidentally, Google is currently intensifying efforts to further expand the range of games for the Stadia streaming service. The company recently announced the creation of a new Los Angeles based studio to develop several exclusive titles.
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