Google Stadia begins public iOS test in a few weeks

first_imgGoogle Stadia begins public iOS test in a few weeksWith Apple blocking games streaming via apps, Google moves Stadia to Safari as a web appRebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterThursday 19th November 2020Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleAppleGoogleGoogle is preparing to launch its Stadia streaming service on iOS in the next few weeks as a progressive web application via Safari.This news was shared by Google as a part of its one-year update on Stadia — the company did not offer further details on the rollout.Related JobsSenior QA Engineer Gaming Studio Baltic Region UK & Europe Big PlanetLead Game Programmer – Quebec Province Quebec Big PlanetSenior Build Engineer – AAA Studio – Yorkshire UK & Europe Big PlanetDiscover more jobs in games Stadia has been available for streaming use on Android for some time, but the current iOS app does not allow streaming due to Apple’s prohibition on apps that effectively serve as storefronts, unless Apple is allowed to review every game on offer.However, companies are finding workarounds using Safari, with Nvidia announcing today that its cloud streaming service, GeForce Now, was coming to iOS via Safari in a similar fashion.And according to The Verge, Microsoft’s xCloud may soon follow suit, with sources saying that the company has been developing a “direct browser-based solution” for xCloud on iOS that is planned for launch in 2021.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Mobile newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEpic Games claims Fortnite is at “full penetration” on consoleAsserts that mobile with the biggest growth potential as it fights for restoration to iOS App StoreBy James Batchelor 2 hours agoApple questions credibility of Xbox testimonyiPhone maker asserts that Microsoft did not produce evidence to back Lori Wright’s claims of unprofitable consolesBy James Batchelor YesterdayLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img