Google, one of the world's biggest companies, has long been considering a move into gaming, and it made some moves in the past few years by hiring top-notch industry talent like Ubisoft's Jade Raymond and Sony's Phil Harrison.
March 19 was the day it decided to pull back the curtain and reveal its plans to the world, and the result is Google Stadia.
A streaming service that aims to remove all barriers from gaming such as installing, updating, loading and more, Stadia aims to work on any smart device.
You can play a AAA video game on your web browser, phone, tablet, PC or TV, over the internet, and just with Google's controller (or your own). Google promises no lag or reduction in visuals, even going so far as to state that Stadia's GPU's are more powerful than the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X combined.
What does this mean, however? I, like you, was left with a lot of questions. In fact, there are even more questions than answers following the keynote, as what was billed as the unequivocal 'future of gaming' seems like more of a tech demo.
Google Stadia has a long way to go and a lot to prove to make it must-have, and here's why.