OnePlus 8 owners just got this very exclusive upgrade from Google

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The all-new OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro have just arrived in stores across the world with them offering a swathe of upgrades including an improved screen, wireless charging and water-resistant design. Now there’s something else coming to these flagship devices and it could give them the edge over some of their Android rivals.

The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro are now both fully ready to use with Google’s Stadia gaming service.

In a post on its blog, Google confirmed: “Stadia is now compatible with the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro mobile devices.”

This means owners can now download Stadia onto their phones and stream a swathe of blockbuster games.

Google recently announced a bunch of new EA titles arriving on its gaming service which include Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order.

Explaining more, Stadia’s Phil Harrison revealed: “We are bringing five games from Electronic Arts to Stadia as part of our partnership. It all starts with Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order™ coming this fall followed by EA SPORTS™ Madden NFL and FIFA. We are excited to bring these hugely popular franchises to our players on Stadia in 2020 and beyond. We’ll have more news to share about EA games on Stadia later this year.”

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OnePlus 8 is getting access to Google Stadia (Image: ONEPLUS)

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OnePlus 8 release (Image: ONEPLUS)

Here’s a list of recent launches on Stadia and what’s come in 2020.

Recent content launches on Stadia • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – Ultra Pack 1 • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – Ultra Pack 2 • Get Packed • Monopoly • MotoGP™20 • Octopath Traveler • PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS • Stacks On Stacks (On Stacks)

New games coming to Stadia later this year

Crayta •  Embr • F1® 2020 • FIFA • Gunsport • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order • Just Shapes & Beats • KONA • Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris • Madden NFL • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom • République • Rock of Ages 3 • Wave Break • West of Loathing • Zombie Army 4: Dead War

If you don’t own a OnePlus 8 then don’t panic as there’s a number of other devices that are compatible with the service

Here’s a full list of Stadia compatible smartphones

Pixel 2, 2XL, 3, 3XL, 3a, 3a XL, 4, 4XL • Samsung S8, S8+, S8 Active, Note 8 • Samsung S9, S9+, Note 9 • Samsung S10, S10+, Note 10, Note 10+ • Samsung S20, S20+, S20 Ultra • OnePlus 8, 8 Pro • Asus ROG Phone, ROG Phone II • Razer Phone, Razer Phone II

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