Google’s Stadia platform adds new games to the list
Stay-at-homers will have a lot more video games to choose from starting today
One of the biggest struggles Google’s video game streaming platform, Stadia, has been having since its launch back in November 2019 has been the number of games available. Another reason for not having that much success is that players will need to buy the game again to be able to play it on the platform. Google is making an effort to be at the same level as the competition and announced yesterday’s new additions to the video games listed, including PlayerUknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) – to date, one of the most popular battle royale games in the globe.
For users who want to play PUBG on Stadia, it comes free with the Stadia Pro subscription or for a single purchase for $39.99, with no subscription required. In Stadia, this game is a “click to play” title, meaning that just by clicking on the game will take the user directly to it. Additionally, Google has announced a new partnership with EA Games to bring some of the most popular video game titles to Stadia. Next fall, Stadia will offer Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and winter will be a month for sports games as Madden NFL and FIFA will make a debut in the platform.
Google also announced a few exclusive games part of the “First On Stadia,” such as Crayta, which will be coming this summer free for Stadia Pro. “Crayta brings together players of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to create multiplayer games and share them with their families, friends and the rest of the world. Create, collaborate, play, and share your own games when Crayta arrives exclusively on Stadia,” said the company. Other exclusive additions are Get Packed, a co-op game for 1-4 players; Wave Break, an arcade-style skateboarding game and Octopath Traveler, to name a few.