All publications by tag «Google Stadia»
Developers are unhappy with Google’s plans to pay for the number of gaming sessions on Stadia Pro
Google intends to pay developers money depending on the number of gaming sessions in the paid cloud service Stadia Pro. However, not everyone in the industry has positively received this model. Some fear that it will force studios to create stretched games and artificially increase user engagement.The discussion arose against the background of the new Google Stadia strategy.
Google will reduce the commission in Stadia to 15% on the first $3 million of revenue. But temporarily
Google wants to attract more developers to Stadia. To do this, the company introduces a new commission system. Now the authors of the new games will pay Google only 15% of the first $3 million in revenue received on its cloud platform. However, there were some nuances.This became known at the Google for Games Developer summit.
Google said that Stadia is alive and feels great — despite the closure of development studios
At the beginning of the year, Google Stadia began to have big problems after the closure of internal development studios and the departure of Jade Raymond. Despite this, the company assures that the platform feels great and continues to develop. Among the arguments are regular replenishment of the library of games and cooperation with indie studios. However, Google still doesn’t say anything about the size of the service’s audience.About the current state of Stadia in…
“She had a lot of problems, but marketing became fatal” — Schreier told why Google Stadia failed
The streaming service Stadia was an ambitious project of Google. It was predicted that he would be able to “radically change” the gaming industry and oust consoles from the market. Journalist Jason Schreier with reference to his own sources, he told why this did not happen.
Employees of Google Stadia’s internal studios were unaware of the closure and possible cuts
In early February, Google decided to close the internal development studios of Stadia, but their employees did not know anything about the company’s intentions. Just a few days before, the management praised them for their progress and promised to share their plans for 2021.This was reported by Kotaku with reference to four sources familiar with the situation.
Google is shutting down internal studios developing games for Stadia. The service itself will continue to work
Another Google project was under attack. The corporation announced that it was discontinuing game development for Stadia and closing internal studios. The platform itself will continue to work for now, but without exclusives.
GeForce Now and Google Stadia will work on iOS as web applications
Google and Nvidia have announced that their cloud gaming services will appear on iOS in the form of web applications. At the same time, GeForce Now already works on Apple devices, and the company itself plans to release a special version of Fortnite adapted for control on smartphones.GeForce Now and Stadia decided to follow the path of Amazon’s Luna service, which appeared on iOS in the form of PWA, a progressive web application.
Google will distribute the Stadia Premiere Edition bundle to YouTube Premium subscribers for free
The connection between Google Stadia and YouTube has become even stronger. Now premium subscribers of the video hosting can get the Stadia Premiere Edition bundle for free — it includes a gamepad and a Chromecast Ultra streaming player. But the offer is temporary and does not work for all countries.
Former creative director of Assassin’s Creed III: streamers should deduct interest to developers
Streamers should deduct part of their revenue to the developers of the games they broadcast, according to Alex Hutchinson, creative director of Stadia Games and Entertainment. His statement provoked thousands of angry comments, and Google representatives hastily disavowed his statements.How did it all start?
Little money and prospects. The developers told why they are not interested in Google Stadia
Only 6 games were added to Google Stadia in the first three months. There are 28 of them in the library. The Business Insider portal found out from a number of developers and publishers why they do not go to the site.
Stadia’s main competitor is out of beta: GeForce is now available and allows you to run games from Steam
Cloud gaming is one of the central agendas of the past and, most likely, this year. After several years in beta (testing of the service began back in 2017) GeForce Now is officially released. Some publications immediately called it the main competitor, almost the killer of Google Stadia, as well as one of the most interesting offers in the niche.