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Google Stadia is “alive and well”, Expect a lot More this Year 2021.

Google Stadia is Google’s cloud gaming platform; a project which didn’t start well and is still struggling. Google Stadia wasn’t well-received after its launch, especially on PC. The reason behind its poor start was due to its selection of games which failed to impress the audience. Moreover, things didn’t improve afterwards and Stadia further went down the hill.

Google Stadia Is Still Alive - Inside Gaming News 24/7

Google Stadia Is Still Alive – Inside Gaming News 24/7

Earlier this year Stadia closed one of its most significant internal studios and bode farewell to studio head Jade Raymond. Later, another important figure left Stadia; vice president and product head John Justice. With John Justice, six more members of the Stadia team left and joined Raymond’s Haven Studios.

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However, in a recent interview with GamesIndustry, Stadia’s developer marketing lead Nate Ahearn thinks that Stadia is far from over. Ahearn added that Stadia is “alive and well” and plans to release hundreds of new games on Stadia this year.

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He said, “We’re continuing to make Stadia a great place to play games on devices you already own, I’d tell any non-believers to take notice of how we’re continuing to put our words into action, as we grow the Stadia Makers program and partner with AAA studios like Capcom, EA, Square Enix, Ubisoft, and others.”

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As for the Stadia Makers program, Ahearn said that Stadia is not looking to indie developers to support it after the closure of Stadia’s Games and Entertainment. Rather Stadia is interested in providing a launch platform to indie developers. Ahearn further added, “An important distinction about Stadia Makers to highlight is that by design, we don’t expect any studios to exclusively publish their game on Stadia. Rather, the program is designed to support studios in bringing their Unity-based games to launch on Stadia in addition to other platforms.”

Google Stadia Is Still Alive - Inside Gaming News 24/7

Google Stadia Is Still Alive – Inside Gaming News 24/7

Google Stadia expanding its library of games is a good sign however, it is lagging when it comes to new updates and bug fixes. This was evident in Stadia’s version of Outriders which lagged well behind in terms of updates when compared to PC and Consoles. There are various issues in Stadia which need attention, library expansion can only get them so far.


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