Later this month, Google will increase the availability of its Stadia game streaming service to more TVs and streaming devices. On June 23rd, the first version of Stadia for Chromecast with Google TV will be available, more than eight months after the gadget was released without Stadia compatibility.
Stadia will be accessible on a handful of Android TV devices on June 23rd, in addition to Chromecast with Google TV support. Although not all Android TV devices are supported, Nvidia’s Shield TV devices have been added to the list. The official list of supporters is as follows:
- Chromecast with Google TV
- Hisense Android Smart TVs (U7G, U8G, U9G)
- Nvidia Shield TV
- Nvidia Shield TV Pro
- Onn FHD Streaming Stick and UHD Streaming Device
- Philips 8215, 8505, and OLED 935 / 805 Series Android TVs
- Xiaomi MIBOX3 and MIBOX4
Even if your Android TV device isn’t listed, you might be able to get Stadia up and running. By downloading the Stadia app from the Play Store and selecting continue on the opt-in screen, you can enable experimental support for Stadia. To play Stadia on an Android TV device, you’ll need a suitable Bluetooth controller or Google’s proprietary Stadia Controller.