Can I play games on Chrome Remote Desktop?
“I was looking for a remote access software that can let me play games remotely. (Two PCs are Windows 10 on different networks.) I saw that someone recommend using Chrome Remote Desktop. I wonder if I can use Chrome Remote Desktop for gaming remotely and how?” Can anybody give me suggestions?”
The answer is positive!
The answer is absolutely positive. Chrome Remote Desktop, a remote access tool, is usually shown as a Chrome extension. It allows us to remotely control and access another PC, with which we can also play games remotely. In the next part, the ways for Google Remote Desktop gaming will be shown to you.
Steps for gaming on Chrome Remote Desktop
The steps for Chrome Remote Desktop gaming can be divided into 2 parts, on Windows, and on iPhone or iPad respectively. Here follow me to know how Chrome Remote Desktop controls for gaming.
On the host PC
Step 1. Click on “Remote access”, and then click on the download icon to set up remote access.
Step 2. Click on “Add to Chrome” to add the Chrome Remote Desktop in your Chrome browser.
Step 3. Click on Accept Install to install it.
Step 4. Enter a name for your computer and then click Next.
Step 5. Choose a PIN with at least 6 numbers, and then enter it twice to start the program.
On the local PC
Step 1. Install Chrome Remote Desktop.
Step 1. Click on the Remote Access, and then click on the PC you want to connect.
Step 2. Enter the PIN code which is set by the host PC.
Step 3. Now the Chrome Remote Desktop games can be realized. Open the game you want and then you can enjoy playing the game remotely.
Step 1. Search Chrome Remote Desktop in the App Store, and install it.
Step 2. Open it and then click on SIGN IN.
Step 3. After that, choose the PC you want to control, and then click on it. Enter the PIN code and select “Connect”.
Step 4. Now you can play games on a remote computer via Chrome Remote Desktop from your iPad or iPhone. See, Chrome Remote Desktop games is realized successfully.
Low latency！Play games remotely via AnyViewer
For the question “Can we use Chrome Remote Desktop for gaming?”, you must get the answer from this post. However, it is said that Chrome Remote Desktop always lags when playing games because of the CPU. If you want to get better feelings on playing games, it is recommended to use AnyViewer, a remote access software with low latency.
Compared to Chrome Remote Desktop, AnyViewer has the following benefits:
- ☛With AnyViewer, playing games remotely has ultra-low lag. The easy operation and fast connection speed can save a large amount of time and energy for you.
- ☛Secured by Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) encryption, the remote session is safer.
- ☛AnyViewer is also workable for other Windows editions like Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7 and Windows Server 2022/2019/2016/2012 R2. And it also provides the client version for iOS. You can choose as your needs.
Step 1. Install AnyViewer and then open it. Go to the “Log in” tab, and click on “Sign up”.
Step 2. Fill in the information to sign up.
Step 3. Now you can see your interface in the following picture. And your device will automatically be assigned to the account you’ve logged in to.
Step 4. If you log into the same account on another device, there will be 2 devices in the “My devices” tab. Click the PC that you need to control and click "One-click control" to achieve unattended access with one click.
Step 5. Now games can be achieved easily without pressure.
Step 1. Download and install AnyViewer for iOS on your iPhone or iPad. Log in to the account you've logged in to the Windows computer.
Step 2. Then all the devices that have been logged in to the same account will be displayed here. Choose the device that you want to control.
Step 3. Click Remote control to achieve unattended remote access to the specific computer.
Step 4. Open the game you want, and then you can enjoy your remote game journey on your iPhone.
From this post, we know that we can use Chrome Remote Desktop for gaming on our PC, iPad, or iPhone... However, if you mind the lag of the game with Chrome Remote Desktop, we think AnyViewer may be more suitable for you.