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Goodbye, Google Stadia

The writing was on the wall for a while, so we can't be surprised that Google is shuttering its cloud gaming service. Stadia will cease to be on Jan. 18, 2023, refunds given, and the team disbanded. The company blames a lack of traction for the failure of the consumer-facing app and storefront. But will Google use the tech for something else, such as an enterprise gaming offering?

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    Google Kills Stadia, Its Cloud Gaming Service, Refunding Everyone

    Google Kills Stadia, Its Cloud Gaming Service, Refunding Everyone

    Google is shutting down its video game streaming service, Stadia, on January 18th, 2023, the company announced today. All purchases will be refunded …

    How to get a refund for Google Stadia

    How to get a refund for Google Stadia

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    Polygon - Ari Notis

    Such is the downstream effect of gaming’s recent pivot away from physical media: Google is shutting down Stadia, its beleaguered game-streaming platform, in January 2023. In other words, if you’re a Stadia user, you’ll effectively be unable to play any Stadia games you own. But hey, at least you …

    The Next Evolution of Google Stadia

    The Next Evolution of Google Stadia

    By The Gaming Desk

    Google hoped its game streaming platform would take off, but that hasn't been the case. In hopes of a turnaround, the company has pivoted the service to launch "Immersive Stream for Games." With it, third-party businesses can license the gaming technology to build their own offerings for a wide range of players, not just for Stadia subscribers. Here's a look at how Google's platform is changing.

    The writing’s on the wall for Google Stadia

    The writing’s on the wall for Google Stadia

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    The Verge

    After fourteen months, Google has decided it doesn’t want to be a game company anymore. Where once it had its own cloud-based console, controller, and the promise of homegrown triple-A games, it no longer wants to build its own games as of today. And though a Google spokesperson emphasizes that the …

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