CES 2021: Google Stadia coming to LG TVs
In a surefire sign that cloud gaming is picking up, LG announced their 2021, and some 2020, line of televisions will support Google Stadia. Once Google TV arrives on LG’s webOS, their line of television will be the first to natively support the Google Stadia platform.
“Supporting Stadia on LG TVs is our commitment to customers that gaming is an increasingly important feature expected by LG TV owners,” said Lee Sang-woo, senior vice president of corporate business strategy at LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company, in a statement. “Stadia is changing how people access their favorite games and by providing webOS compatibility, we’re making an early commitment to the platform.”
LG anticipates Stadia support will begin to roll out in the second half of 2021 on TVs that are running LG’s webOS 6.0.
The new LG TVs will also feature a Game Optimizer setting where users can setup G-Sync, Free-Sync, and adjust VRR settings. There are also various reports LG TVs will support GeForce Now, Nvidia streaming platform that allows users to play games they own on Steam and other digital stores.
Check out the press conference below: