While it will only be available on Friday, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey could already become the flag bearer of a new project of Google, cloud gaming via its Chrome browser .
Indeed, the web giant announced yesterday that it began testing its Project Stream, which aims to provide a streaming service via Chrome, allowing players to play AAA titles from their browser, albeit with a connection that is fast enough. To perform these tests, the firm states that it will use Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. by offering the game to people with a speed of at least 25 megabits per second. To hope to be part of the testers, you must reside in the United States, and apply on the dedicated page and hope to be retained.
In an article written on occasion, Google details the beginnings of this project. Within the latter, the company notes that it is very complicated to stream a game in a browser, because, unlike movies or series, this requires an extremely low latency, without sacrificing the game’s visual aspect.
With Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Google hopes to pinpoint the problems associated with such a project, to understand them and to be able to solve them. In any case, the provision of such a service will require many months, even years, of work.