GeForce NOW Streams High-Res, 120-FPS PC Gaming to World’s First Cloud Gaming Chromebooks

Plus, stream the closed beta for ‘Warhammer 40,000: Darktide,’ part of 11 new titles this week.
by GeForce NOW Community

High-end PC gaming arrives on more devices this GFN Thursday.

GeForce NOW RTX 3080 members can now stream their favorite PC games at up to 1600p and 120 frames per second in a Chrome browser. No downloads, no installs, just victory.

Even better, NVIDIA has worked with Google to support the newest Chromebooks, which are the first laptops custom built for cloud gaming, with gorgeous 1600p resolution 120Hz+ displays. They come with a free three-month GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership, the highest performance tier.

On top of these new ways to play, this GFN Thursday brings hordes of fun with 11 new titles streaming from the cloud — including the Warhammer 40,000: Darktide closed beta, available Oct. 14-16.

High-Performance PC Gaming, Now on Chromebooks

Google’s newest Chromebooks are the first built for cloud gaming, and include GeForce NOW right out of the box.

These new cloud gaming Chromebooks — the Acer Chromebook 516 GE, the ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX55 Flip and the Lenovo Ideapad Gaming Chromebook — all include high refresh rate, high-resolution displays, gaming keyboards, fast WiFi 6 connectivity and immersive audio. And with the GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership, gamers can instantly stream 1,400+ PC games from the GeForce NOW library at up to 1600p at 120 FPS.


That means Chromebook gamers can jump right into over 100 free-to-play titles, including major franchises like Fortnite, Genshin Impact and League of Legends. RTX 3080 members can explore the worlds of Cyberpunk 2077, Control and more with RTX ON, only through GeForce NOW. Compete online with ultra-low latency and other features perfect for playing.

The GeForce NOW app comes preinstalled on these cloud gaming Chromebooks, so users can jump straight into the gaming — just tap, search, launch and play. Plus, pin games from GeForce NOW right to the app shelf to get back into them with just a click.

For new and existing members, every cloud gaming Chromebook includes a free three-month RTX 3080 membership through the Chromebook Perks program.

Stop! Warhammer Time

Fatshark leaps thousands of years into the future to bring gamers Warhammer 40,000: Darktide on Tuesday, Nov. 30.

Gamers who’ve preordered on Steam can get an early taste of the game with a closed beta period, running Oct. 14-16.

Warhammer 40K Darktide Closed Beta
Take back the city of Tertium from hordes of bloodthirsty foes in this intense and brutal action shooter.

Head to the industrial city of Tertium to combat the forces of Chaos, using Vermintide 2’s lauded melee system and a range of deadly Warhammer 40,000 weapons. Personalize your play style with a character-creation system and delve deep into the city to put a stop to the horrors that lurk.

The fun doesn’t stop there. Members can look for these new titles streaming this week:

  • Asterigos: Curse of the Stars (New release on Steam)
  • Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief (New release on Steam)
  • LEGO Bricktales (New release on Steam and Epic Games)
  • Ozymandias: Bronze Age Empire Sim (New release on Steam)
  • PC Building Simulator 2 (New release on Epic Games)
  • The Last Oricru (New release on Steam, Oct. 13)
  • Rabbids: Party of Legends (New release on Ubisoft, Oct. 13)
  • The Darkest Tales (New release on Steam,Oct. 13)
  • Scorn (New Release on Steam and Epic Games, Oct. 14)
  • Warhammer 40,000: Darktide Closed Beta (New release on Steam, available from Oct. 14th, 7 AM PT to Oct. 17th 1 AM PT)
  • Dual Universe (Steam)

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