Google Making Strides In The Gaming Industry, News at GDC 2019

A teaser video hints that we’ll be seeing Google introduce the company’s next step in gaming next week at Game Developer Conference.

Google posted a video on their YouTube page on Mar 12, 2019, and it might just contain a few clues for the GDC 2019. The video shows a series of corridors and the camera going through it. The video ends with the date “03 19 19″, a text saying “Gather around” and the G logo at the end.

The teaser video appears to feature locations from different genres of games including sports, racing, action, fantasy, RPG, adventure, and others. The video could also be suggesting that Google will be a universal platform for all types of gaming in the future.

It is highly likely that Project Stream might have something to do with Google’s gaming reveal. We saw the company partner up with Ubisoft last year to make Assassin’s Creed Odyssey run within Chrome. It’s entirely possible that Google might unveil a remote playing system for consoles and PC. This could potentially let players play their games through Chrome.

Another rumor points towards “Project Yeti”, an entirely new console created by Google, set to rival PlayStation and Xbox. It is highly possible Google will reveal a gaming console that runs on  Android and is integrated with Google Chrome.

We already have seen YouTube and it’s massive integration with gaming. According to one statistic, forty-eight percent of YouTube gamers say they spend more time watching gaming videos on YouTube than playing games. Perhaps we’ll be seeing some streaming integration with Project Yeti directly to YouTube.

I guess we can’t do anything but speculate right now. We’ll have to wait and learn more about Google new “vision for the future of gaming” during the GDC 2019. The event is scheduled for 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET on March 19 and will be streamed live.