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New Patent Show How Google’s Video Game Controller Could Look Like For It's Game Streaming Service

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New Patent Show How Google’s Video Game Controller Could Look Like For It's Game Streaming Service
According to a newly discovered patent filed by the Google, the company is working hard on a game streaming service called Project Stream,and is developing a controller for its Chromecast-powered game streaming service.

The Verge reported on March 9,"The patent itself is for a notification system for the controller that notifies a player when a game is now available, that a user has received an invitation, a status chance on a leaderboard, or a chat request from another player".

New Patent Show How Google’s Video Game Controller Could Look Like For It's Game Streaming ServiceNew Patent Show How Google’s Video Game Controller Could Look Like For It's Game Streaming Service
        Image credit: Google/USPTO

Sarang Sheth over at Yanko Design have put together some excellent renders based on the Google video game controller patent.

New Patent Show How Google’s Video Game Controller Could Look Like For It's Game Streaming Service

The patent contains various design illustrations featuring a traditional dual-joystick setup, a D-pad, four primary buttons,four trigger buttons,Home button and menu button and also a Google button and a microphone button on the controller (which could hint at some sort of voice assistant compatibility as well).

New Patent Show How Google’s Video Game Controller Could Look Like For It's Game Streaming Service

"The event could revolve around Google's rumoured streaming service, which in past reports has been called the 'Netflix for games' and is said to be built on the technology Google developed for its 'Project Stream' trial last year," the report added.

"Project Stream" is a video game streaming service in development at Google which was hosted on the company server for beta tests that ended earlier in February.

We may hear more at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) which is to be held in San Francisco later this month – As Google has a special event in the calendar for March 19.

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