Please find the National Online Safety guide for ‘What Parents Need to Know About Google Stadia‘ below.
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What is Google Stadia?
Google Stadia marks the tech giant’s fi¬rst proper foray into the world of video games. Not strictly competing directly with the already established household names of PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch, Stadia has something else to offer; online streaming. In a nutshell, Stadia beams its catalogue of video games directly into your house via wi-fi¬, allowing you to play on compatible mobiles, tablets, computers and televisions with console quality. The technology opens up a whole new world of accessibility for those who don’t want to commit to the console cycle, but the risks of online gaming remain ever present.
In the guide, you’ll find tips on a number of potential risks such as in-app purchases, hackers and online chat.