Play 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' for Free With Google's Project Stream

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'The idea of streaming such graphically-rich content that requires near-instant interaction between the game controller and the graphics on the screen poses a number of challenges, ' it revealed. "Only a select few will be participating in Project Stream, but everyone can experience the journey of either Alexios or Kassandra when Assassin's Creed Odyssey launches October 5 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC". Specifically, the firm is looking for those with 25 mbps or higher.

Today, Google announced Project Stream, a service that'll let you play such AAA games as Assassin's Creed Odyssey in Chrome, all detailed in a brief development blog post.

If you're eager for the chance to try Project Stream for yourself - or just play one of the best open-world games out there for the price of free - Google is offering sign-ups on Project Stream's site for United States citizens 17 and up.

The catch: There are a limited number of spots for Project Stream.

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The ultimate challenge for streaming games is minimal, consistent latency.

The game will be free-of-charge to play for the duration of the Project Stream test, which will end in mid-January.

A quick recap on the game: "Assassin's Creed Odyssey", the latest in the blockbuster "Assassin's Creed" franchise, takes place in ancient Greece, during the times of Homeric myth.

Streaming video games is yet another cool trend of 2018. You will need to be a 17-years or older resident of the USA, ideally with a 25 megabits per second connection to quality, though.

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It's been rumoured for a while that Google is working on a game streaming service, and this week, the tech conglomerate made it official.

In our review of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, we called the game "Amazing" saying, "While there are definite rough edges, Odyssey sets a new bar for Assassin's Creed games and holds its own in the eternal debate over the best open-world roleplaying games ever".

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