Not a single Stadia: NVIDIA will launch the GeForce Now gaming cloud service on Android

While Google and Microsoft are only planning to release gaming cloud services, NVIDIA has been testing GeForce Now for the second year.

The service is already available to users of Mac and Windows computers, and is now scheduled for release for Android.

When to expect

If you believe the company’s blog, then “soon” the ownerssmartphones with a green robot on board will be able to try out the NVIDIA cloud service. When exactly the company will launch GeForce Now on Android is not known, but it is possible that they will not take a penny from gamers. During the beta test, the service is allowed to use for free, and it is unlikely that the launch on smartphones will take place after or together with the release of the final version.

Recall that Google will also launch the Stadia gaming cloud service on Android smartphones, but will limit it to support new Pixel models.

Like the manufacturers of other cloud services, NVIDIA recommends using GeForce Now in conjunction with a gamepad:

“To take full advantage of the opportunitiesmobile devices, we recommend playing with a Bluetooth gamepad, such as a SHIELD controller, Razer Raiju Mobile, Steelseries Stratus Duo or Glap Gamepad (in Korea), as some games will not play on an Android phone without a gamepad

Along with the launch of GeForce Now, NVIDIA Expandslist of supported regions. Recently, the company launched a service in Korea and Japan, making friends with Softbank and LG. In addition, new servers based on RTX video cards appeared in California and Germany.