Google Stadia comes to 19 more phones. Check full list here

Google’s gaming platform Stadia, which launched late last year along with 22 games, is now seen dropping the Pixel exclusivity and being added to other Android smartphone brands as well.

During the launch, Google’s game streaming service was only available on Pixel phones along with support for Chrome OS tablets such as the Pixel Slate, Acer Chromebook Tab 10 and HP Chromebook X2. However, Google yesterday announced that the service will begin to add support for Samsung, Asus, and Razer phones as well.

The list of new smartphones include those from the Samsung Galaxy family including Galaxy S10 and Note 10 S9, Note 9, S8, and Note 8 and more. The latest Samsung phone to enter the list are newly launched flagship phones Samsung Galaxy S20 series. The Galaxy S20 series is yet to release with the first shipment beginning from 6 March, 2020.

Here is a complete list of new compatible phones (apart from Pixel smartphones):

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung Galaxy S10E

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S20

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Razer Phone

Razer Phone 2

Asus ROG Phone

Asus ROG Phone II

Currently, the search giant’s game streaming service is available on Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3A, Pixel 3A XL, and Pixel 4. In addition to that, the other Android smartphones will get the service beginning 20 February, ramping up the number of smartphones to support Stadia to 26. Gamers can also play on tablets, laptops, and desktops.

What’s more? With the Stadia app rolling out on different Android phones, you can play on any of the available editions on any of the Android phones listed above. All the compatible phones will support Stadia Founder’s Edition, Stadia Premiere Edition, or a Stadia Buddy Pass, the company said.

However, Stadia comes with certain limitations. Playing Stadia on all these different smartphones still requires a Wi-Fi and does not work with cellular connections. Moreover, the Stadia Controller has to be connected by USB-C cable and still lacks the Bluetooth pairing facility.

If you are installing the app for the first time, you will be able to purchase the Founder’s Edition of Google Stadia for $129.99. It will also come with a free copy of the Destiny 2 game. After the free subscription is over, users will have to pay $9.99 per month.