Google Stadia Exclusives Aim To Be ‘Fun to Watch’ As Well As Play

Google’s vice president for Stadia, Phil Harrison, has elaborated on the kind of exclusive games players will see running on the upcoming video games streaming platform.

Talking to IGN and other journalists at a roundtable event at Google’s UK offices, Harrison said “An innovation that we want to bring to bare is games that are as fun to watch as they are to play,”

“That may be even introduce a new way of experiencing games,” he elaborated. “Most of the games we play today are measured in button presses per second. Watching a YouTube video is button presses per minute. And maybe there’s something in between, which is allowing the less engaged gamer to have just as much fun being part of a game. But maybe they have a slightly different viewpoint on the world. Maybe they have a more strategic view.”

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