August 8

Stadia launches ‘Party Stream’ to quickly share gameplay with friends

Google Stadia is expanding its live streaming features with “Party Stream,” an easy way to show your screen to friends, plus improvements to its YouTube streams.

July 29

No, Stadia isn’t shutting down by the end of summer

A rumor has been circulating this week suggesting Google plans to shut down Stadia by the end of summer, but there’s no reason to really believe that’s the case.

July 12

Stadia 4.22 preps reactions for Explore tab, ‘too many players’ warning, more

The latest update to Stadia’s Android app, version 4.22, includes preparations for reactions on the Explore tab, a warning about “too many players,” and more.

March 7

Stadia 4.6 for Android prepares motion controls, touch gamepad revamp, more

The latest update to the Stadia app for Android points to Google’s game streaming service gaining motion controls, a revamped touch gamepad, and more.

March 23, 2019

This week’s top stories: Inbox shutdown date, Google Pixel 3a leak, Google Stadia, more

In this week’s top stories: Inbox by Gmail gets an official date for its shutdown, we get exclusive details on the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL, Google unwraps its Stadia game streaming service, and more.

June 22, 2021

Stadia for Android TV is completely different from the phone app you’ve been sideloading

Yesterday, Google launched a new app in preparation for Stadia to be available on Android TV and Google TV devices. We’ve found that the new Android TV app is designed completely differently from how Stadia for Android works.

June 23, 2021

Hands-on: Stadia for Android TV is a quirky but suitable replacement for Chromecast Ultra [Updated]

Since the launch of the Chromecast with Google TV back in October, it’s been downright bizarre that Stadia, Google’s premier game streaming service, was not available on the company’s newest streaming hardware. Instead, to (officially) play on TV, players were forced to purchase a Chromecast Ultra and Stadia Controller. Google has now launched a proper […]

May 1, 2020

Stadia to become Google’s next messaging app

Over the years, Google has become infamous for creating and “killing” messaging apps, as well as putting messaging into apps where it may or may not be useful, like in YouTube. Now, Google is preparing to launch messaging into yet another app, Stadia.

November 11, 2020

You can now easily share Stadia screenshots and clips

By long-pressing the Capture button on the Stadia Controller, you can easily save a video of the last 30 seconds of your gameplay. Now you can share your Stadia screenshots and clips with others as easily as sharing a link.

December 31, 2020

What’s next on Google Stadia’s road map for 2021?

Stadia, Google’s still-teething game streaming service, is now over a year old, but it still has many needs and significant room to grow. Here are some of the biggest areas that we see Stadia focusing on for their 2021 road map.

January 14, 2021

Stadia 2.52 teases ‘Project Hailstorm,’ couch multiplayer, Explore tab revamp, more

The latest update to the Google Stadia app for Android, version 2.52, includes a teaser for a mysterious “Project Hailstorm,” a new way to play games from the couch with friends or family, a full revamp of the Explore tab, and more.

January 28, 2020

This official clear Stadia Controller is the coolest thing you can’t have

Google Stadia launched late last year in four colorways, with many more scrapped options teased in photos. However, there’s actually an official fifth “Clear” color scheme for the Google Stadia Controller, which uses transparent plastic to reveal the controller’s inner workings.

February 27, 2020

Stadia 2.7 preps Stadia Base, YouTube streaming, free Pro trial, more [APK Insight]

Google Stadia received an update today, bringing it to version 2.7, and introducing a few minor tweaks to the UI. Below the surface though, we find that Google is preparing to launch Stadia Base with a Stadia Pro free trial, as well as YouTube live streaming and more.

March 1, 2020

Report: Developers are scared Google will kill off Stadia, not enough incentives

Gaming platforms live or die based on the games they can offer, and thrive on their exclusives. So far for exclusives, Google has only managed to nab a handful of timed exclusives, branded “First on Stadia,” like Orcs Must Die! 3 and Get Packed. Otherwise, Stadia’s library of games primarily consists of AAA titles both old […]

March 3, 2020

[Update: Rolled out] Stadia Captures come to the web with clip, screenshot downloads

Recording and sharing is a big part of gaming today, but Google’s first stab at the functionality is quite rudimentary. Stadia Captures are now beginning to roll out to the web with the ability to download.

April 8, 2020

PSA: Google Stadia’s free accounts might be in limited numbers at first, so act quick

Google is properly launching Stadia to the world over the next 48 hours, allowing folks who may have been on the fence about the idea of game streaming a chance to try it for themselves. However, like many things in life, there’s a bit of a catch, as there may technically be a limit on […]

January 23, 2021

Opinion: Here’s what I think Stadia’s ‘Project Hailstorm’ could be

Last week, our APK Insight team uncovered mentions in the Google Stadia app of an ominous “Project Hailstorm.” Since then, the Stadia community has been abuzz with speculation about what Project Hailstorm could be. Here are some of my own guesses.

November 8, 2019

[Update: Flutter confirmed] Google Stadia app is now live in the Play Store

Stadia, Google’s upcoming game streaming service for almost any device including Pixel phones, is less than two weeks away from its official launch. Ahead of the November 19 launch, the Google Stadia app for Android is now available for download in the Google Play Store.

August 13, 2020

Stadia 2.29 preps pre-ordering games, messaging, more

Slowly but surely, Google Stadia has been picking up new features, shaping it into a proper gaming platform. Version 2.29 of the Stadia app for Android has arrived in the Google Play Store, bringing with it signs of pre-ordering games, text messaging, and more.

August 31, 2020

Stadia 2.32 adds final prep for messaging, UPlay+, improved recruitment system, more

For a few months now, we’ve been watching as the Google Stadia app prepares to add messaging capabilities. With the release of Stadia 2.32, Google seems to have put the finishing touches in place for messaging to officially launch, as well as UPlay+, a better recruitment system, and more.

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