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Level up your gaming with Game Dashboard and the new Acer Chromebook Plus 516 GE

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Introducing the new Game dashboard for Chromebooks and Chromebook Plus laptops. Built into ChromeOS, Game dashboard lets you map your controls to your keyboard, resize your screen, and record and share your game play, bringing gaming to life on a Chromebook – from Android games to 1000’s of AAA games.

In 2022 we launched our very first devices designed for cloud gaming. This year, we're kicking things up a notch with our new features, laptops and accessories to make your gaming more seamless, fun and social.

Play the games you love with Game dashboard

Beyond playing the game, many gamers are looking for additional ways to customize their control setup and find easy ways to share their experiences with others, without investing in a costly game recording setup. Game dashboard is a one stop shop for everything you need to make gaming on Chromebooks easy and fun, from Android games to games on GeForce NOW. It offers one click access to window resizing, screen capture and the following new features:

  • Game controls makes thousands of touch centric Android titles playable with your keyboard. Now you can play games the way you want, including games that used to be touch or controller only, by enabling keyboard mappings to touch or controller actions.
  • Game capture lets you record and share your gaming experiences, your reactions and your voiceovers with the world. Without leaving the action, you can record your gameplay, take screenshots, upload to YouTube, or share with your friends.
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Get the most from your gaming with the Acer Chromebook Plus 516 GE

The Acer Chromebook Plus 516 GE is our newest laptop to take cloud gaming to the next level. The Acer Chromebook Plus 516 GE is designed for immersive entertainment and gameplay. Here’s what we think you’re going to love about it.

  • 16-inch, WQXGA 120Hz high refresh rate display with high resolution ensures sharp and smooth visuals for a more responsive and immersive gaming experience.
  • Powerful 13th Gen Intel Core processor, ensuring exceptional performance for demanding games and applications.
  • High-quality DTS audio system, featuring two upward-firing and two downward-firing speakers to create a fully engaging atmosphere.
  • Gaming keyboard with 4-zone RGB and anti-ghosting technology supports quick and accurate inputs.
  • Full HD 1080p webcam and integrated AI-powered video streaming tools that work across any app.
  • Fast and secure Wi-Fi 6E for streaming you can count on at home or on the go.
  • Up to 2 TB storage, up to 16 GB of fast memory, and a battery life of up to 10 hours.

This Chromebook is made for cloud gaming so you can enjoy thousands of AAA titles with stunning visuals and smooth gameplay thanks to compatibility with platforms like Nvidia GeForce NOW, Amazon Luna, Xbox Cloud Gaming and more.

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Acer Chromebook Plus 516 GE

Works With Chromebook certified accessories

You can enhance your gaming experience with the latest Works With Chromebook certified accessories, like the SteelSeries Aerox 3 wireless, ultra lightweight mouse. ChromeOS partnered with SteelSeries to develop a Progressive Web Application (PWA) so users can configure RGB lighting, key bindings and DPI sensitivity settings on SteelSeries’ Works With Chromebook certified mice.

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