Google Yeti Stories March 19, 2019
It’s March 19th and the long-teased ‘Gather Around’ Google event has finally arrived. 9to5Google’s Google GDC Event Live Blog + News Hub will be updated regularly throughout the morning with the latest announcements from Google. The event kicks off at 10 am PT/1 PM ET, so read on for quick links to our roundup coverage over the last few weeks, tweets from the ground, and all the latest news as it develops…
Google Yeti Stories March 18, 2019
The first rumors of a Google game streaming service and related hardware emerged last February. In subsequent months, notable hires from across the industry indicated that the Mountain View company was heavily investing in the space. Project Stream in October all but confirmed that a consumer product was inbound, and Google is tomorrow expected to announce the service at GDC 2019. Here’s what we know…
We’re on the ground at GDC 2019 today in the lead up to Google’s gaming event tomorrow, and we got a chance to get the first look at what seems likely to be the logo for the new product that makes up this big announcement. A game streaming service of some kind is certainly in the cards, and we’ve reported that hardware will be involved too…
Google Yeti Stories March 14, 2019
Google hosting developer sessions with Ubisoft and id Software after GDC keynote
Earlier this week, Google heavily teased its Tuesday keynote at the Game Developers Conference. After the event, which should see a streaming service and possibly hardware, Google will be hosting developer sessions featuring Doom-creator id Software and Ubisoft, among others.
Google Yeti Stories March 12, 2019
Google next week will host an event at GDC 2019 to unveil its gaming streaming service and hardware. Codenamed Project Yeti, the event was teased today as “Google’s vision for the future of gaming” and will feature a livestream for those not in San Francisco.
Google Yeti Stories March 9, 2019
At GDC 2019 later this month, Google is expected to announce its game streaming service codenamed Yeti. We reported back in February that this effort features hardware, in addition to the cloud backend powering it as demoed by Project Stream. A patent — unrelated to Yeti — has emerged that envisions Google’s take on a new game controller at the center of a multi-screen playing experience.
Google Yeti Stories February 21, 2019
On Tuesday, Google announced a mysterious keynote at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco on March 19th. The event comes as the Project Stream beta of a AAA console title ended in January, and amid the year-long rumors of Project Yeti. We can now confirm that Google plans to announce gaming hardware next month.
Google Yeti Stories February 19, 2019
Google Yeti Stories September 14, 2018
This week we talk about our predictions, analysis, and thoughts on a few Pixelbook 2 prototypes, Google’s ‘Yeti’ game streaming service, and some teases of the Google Pixel 3.
Google Yeti Stories September 13, 2018
Google Yeti Stories July 30, 2018
Google Yeti Stories June 28, 2018
Google Yeti Stories February 7, 2018
This morning, a report surfaced about a secret Google gaming-console codenamed ‘Yeti’ that would allow users to stream video games from the cloud. While we have seen Sony and Nvidia introduce similar products, those platforms primarily provide AAA console games.
Before you would ever buy the ‘Yeti’ system and pay Google a monthly subscription, what types of games would the search giant have to provide?
Besides Android apps and the Play Store, Google’s current gaming efforts are particularly centered around video livestreams on YouTube and Daydream VR. However, the company reportedly has plans for a subscription-based game streaming service that would possibly involve a Made by Google gaming console.