No, Stadia “will not be shutting down”.
Google responded to a brand new batch of on-line rumours this week by promising that it’s “at all times engaged on bringing extra nice video games to the platform”.
“Stadia will not be shutting down,” the corporate tweeted when requested outright on Twitter if closure was imminent. “Relaxation assured we’re at all times engaged on bringing extra nice video games to the platform and Stadia Professional. Tell us if in case you have different questions.”
Stadia will not be shutting down. Relaxation assured we’re at all times engaged on bringing extra nice video games to the platform and Stadia Professional. Tell us if in case you have different questions.
— Stadia ☁️🎮 (@GoogleStadia) July 29, 2022
Different latest questions the corporate has been fielding embody affirmation of whether or not or not gamers will ever be capable to take away video games from their libraries (“we have now no information to share about [that] possibility”) and if the corporate deliberate to develop into both Mexico or India but (no).
After a trial final October, which Google claims resulted in a 35 per cent enhance in click-through charges and a 70 per cent enhance in participant engagement, Google has rolled out “Click on to Play” demos on Stadia, permitting gamers to check out video games at no cost for a restricted time period. What’s extra, these demos could be launched straight from a suitable internet browser while not having a Stadia account.
Do you know Supermassive’s slasher horror The Quarry was initially in growth as a “signature” title for Stadia, earlier than Google made the choice to downsize its gaming operation and ship the venture elsewhere?