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Price of Games on Google Stadia might remain the Same Everywhere

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Google’s Stadia pricing remains a small opaque. Stadia Pro will start with a $10 monthly subscription fee, encouraging 4K in 60fps with 5.1 sound, in case your pipe can encourage ita free Stadia Base choice, limited to 1080p and stereo audio, is expected to go live in 2020. The subscription program will even give you access to a choice of completely free games, the foundation program won’t, and in the cases, you will also have the choice to get games outright. (For the foundation program, of course, you will need to.)

Purchase prices for matches on Stadia have not been declared yet, but if you’re thinking that they would be less costly than they’re in the regional Gamestop or online storefront, Stadia mind Phil Harrison has some terrible information. “I really don’t understand why it’d be more economical,” he advised Eurogamer, once asked the way pricing Stadia would compare to buying matches on the PS4 or even Xbox One.

The rationale is that purchasing a sport on Stadia allows one to play with it pretty much anything, instead of being limited to a certain stage or place.”TV, PC, laptop, tablet, phone,” he said. “I think that is going to be valuable to players.”

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Also, a bonus for streaming matches is that all patches and upgrades can be implemented immediately and effortlessly, so ensuring matches are up-to-date will become a thing of the past. “In theory, the Stadia version of a game is going to be at the highest possible quality of innovation and sophistication on the game engine side,” he explained.

However, Harrison also confessed that ultimately, buy costs on Stadia will probably be up to individual publishers and developers, as they are around other storefronts, “so it’s a bit difficult for me to say what the prices will be right now,”  he explained.”But we’re obviously going to be very aware of prevailing prices in the marketplace.”

Irrespective of the motive, the absence of a concrete pricing plan opens the doorway to all sorts of confusion now, and an expected backlash. Stadia may be equated into a videogame version of Netflix, however using Netflix you spend your money and you see your stuff; needing to pony up complete retail for Destiny 3 or even another Call of Duty in addition to your monthly Stadia invoice runs entirely against this idea.

However, Harrison apparently does not see that as a problem, stating that the sector as a whole is shifting away from a “possession ingestion version.”

“Not every developer and publisher is ready to move to a subscription yet. Frankly, not every gamer is ready to move to a subscription yet,” Harrison explained.”So we wanted to give gamers a choice so they could engage in the games they wanted in the way they wanted—and in all cases, without the very high upfront cost of buying a sophisticated device to put under their TV or on their desk.”

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Stadia Pro is anticipated to go live in November. A Founders Edition, that comprises a Chromecast Ultra, a limited edition controller, and three weeks of Stadia Pro, is also readily available for preorder for $129.

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Trainwreck Discloses the Number of Twitch Subscribers He Gifted This Year

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Famous for his Twitch Gambling Streams and Massive Viewership, the known streamer Trainwreck has recently revealed the number of Twitch Subscribers he gifted in 2022. Not just on Twitch, he is also quite famous on the Amazon streaming platform, which he has used for money-making via donations, subscriptions, etc., for quite a time.

In his Livestream on December 14, the streamer revealed that he had gifted over 24,346 subscribers to various channels on Amazon. Subscriptions are one of the primary ways to assess the popularity of any Twitch streamer, as viewers on the platform can give it to their favorite streamer along with other rewards. But Trainwreck took this subscription donation to a whole new level this year with this massive amount.

By giving off these subscriptions to multiple smaller channels, Trainwreck has helped them to grow significantly. Despite this, the top five subscription leaders on Twitch are Casimoto, Asmongold, HasanAbi, Kai Cenat and xQc.

Trainwreck further added to it that this number doesn’t include the Twitch bits, StreamElements and StreamLab donations, which would further increase the count significantly. He has also revealed that apart from the online subscription donations on Amazon and Twitch, he also makes a lot of donations and giftings offline. 

On Twitch, a base subscription costs around $4.99. So, according to the number of subscriptions donated by Trainwreck, he has till now gifted the value of around $121,486.54 to various channels in 2022, assuming that each subscription is of Tier 1.

A majority of donations and subscriptions by Trainwreck are dedicated to small streamers and creators, which he wants to divert toward his other live-streaming platform, Kick. Along with that, he has also launched a mental health fund for donations to help and support other creators.

After gaining a lot of popularity for his gambling stream sessions, Twitch banned his such streaming sessions, which otherwise can be accessed on his platform Kick, his social media profile and occasional conversational streams on Twitch.

Even though many small Twitch streamers support Trainwreck and his live-streaming platform Kick, many popular live streamers criticized his platform publicly for taking 5% of subscription money. 

After facing a lot of backlash from such streamers to move to his own platform, Trainwreck announced the donation of $10,000 to 50 people under its holiday gateway, which started on December 12. According to Youtube Star Ludwig Ahgren, Trainwreck is one of the most generous Twitch Streamers online, and these gifted subscriptions are just proof of it.

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The God of War Live Action Series is Set to Release on Amazon Prime Video

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To make holidays more fun and exciting for God of War fans, Amazon Prime Video is bringing its live-action-based series on the platform. The series will be available to enjoy in over 240 countries and regions globally.

However, its premiere date has yet to be officially announced. The series will be released on the platform in co-production with Sony Pictures Television and Playstation Productions.

Indeed the series is going to be a hit, and Amazon prime video has shared some insights on how it is going to be. The series will follow the story of the God of War, Kratos, who lives in the Norse realm of Midgard after leaving all his wealth behind. 

To fulfil his dead wife’s wish of spreading her ashes from the highest Peak- he heads on a challenging journey with his son Atreus. However, on this latest quest, he has to fight with monsters and other gods to prove his bond with his son. 

The series announcement on Amazon Prime came after the public release of its sequel God of War: Ragnarok, last month. The Santa Monica Studio developed it, and in no time, it became the fastest-selling first-party launch game in the history of PlayStation. In the first week, the iconic game sold 5.1 million copies.

Now for the upcoming release of this live-action-based God of War series on Amazon Prime Video, the president of Sony Productions, Katherine Pope, has shown her enthusiasm and high expectations. The company is thrilled to adopt this game into a beautiful premium live-action series.

The God of War is one of the best-selling and most awarded games on Playstation. The recent collaboration with Sony Productions and Amazon Prime Video will further benefit the game to capture a bold and diverse audience globally in a more authentic and unique way – per the Head of Playstation Productions, Asad Qizilbash. 

Vernon Sanders, the head of Global TV at Amazon Productions, stated that the God of War is a highly competitive and compelling game that has all the abilities to captivate the global audience with its storytelling and rich media experiences.

This is the latest title of Playstation in the last year that is going to be released on a wide platform like Amazon Video Prime to gain TV series fame. The title is set to join the list of other upcoming video game-adapted series like The Last of Us (HBO) and Netflix’s Witcher, Arcane, Resident Evil, etc.

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Skyrim is Now Available for NVIDIA DLSS, FSR and XeSS, Thanks to Modders

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A new mod version (unofficial) of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim has been released today to make the game available for NVIDIA DLSS, FSR (AMD) and XeSS (Intel). This latest release supports the upscaled resolution technology to let players enjoy the popular Bethesda RPG at higher settings.

The popular modder PureDark released the latest version, the same mod that has been working on The Resident 2 Remake Mod. While this version supports VR, the modders are working on a VR-specific version to optimize the graphics quality for an enhanced gaming experience. The modder has released this mod version specifically for the Anniversary/Special Editions of Skyrim.

The upscaling technology used in this mod works by redrawing the pixels on a screen to make graphics comparable to the high-resolution ones without actually being highly pixelated. This way, the game requires less space and resources on gamers’ hardware, so more people can play it.

To try this mod version, players require an NVIDIA RTX graphics card supporting DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) technology that boosts the gaming experience without requiring better hardware. It is available for the latest graphics cards of NVIDIA, like DLSS 2.0 or 3.0. While for AMD and Intex, it works with any GPU. Also, some plugins like SKSE would be required to try the add-ons by PureDark.

Modding is currently the most popular way to keep Skyrim alive and popular amongst gamers. There are plenty of elements and ways to experiment with to enhance the gaming experience for this popular title. From graphical tweaks to fixing bugs, creating new missions, NPCs and even minute details allowing modders to release unique versions of this game. It is because of the modders’ community that the 2011 RPG was in the limelight this year.

There are a variety of mods that players can check for the special edition. For instance, Wyrmstooth is an expansion-sized mod that keeps adding new quests and dungeons. Players can also check the Skyrim Together Reborn mod. Right now, Skyrim fans are experimenting with different mods to explore new ways to enjoy this title, and the craze is not going to end anytime soon.

Currently, Skyrim doesn’t feature any mod for ray tracing. However, some new software has been released by NVIDIA that can make mod ray tracing easier for older games. Currently, the Lux-Via mod is the only possibly closest mod for Skyrim ray tracing.

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