After completing its first year of life, the streaming video game platform Stadia change strategy. Google announces the closure of Stadia Games and Entertainment, the in-house studio that the company created two years ago to create its own exclusive games.
In the official statement, Google informs that it will focus on the future of Stadia as a video game platform and not as a study for reduce management costs and expenses
Google will invest in its partners to launch their games on Stadia
When Google introduced Stadia to the world in March 2019, it also announced the creation of the in-house studio. Stadia Fun & Games Directed by veteran Jade Raymond, but your adventure is now over. Jade Raymond left the company and Google announced the studio was disbanded, confirming that They will only release the games they planned in the short term
The reason for the closure of the Stadia internal study? Money. Google advises building the best games from scratch takes many years and a significant investment, and the cost increases exponentially. From what seems, his internal study could generate losses that could lead to Stadia. So stop making their own exclusive games
By 2021, Google wants to focus all of its resources on improving the platform now get more games from third party developers. Now, they’ll bet more on their partners to help them launch their games on Stadia.
Google thinks it’s the best way for Stadia to be sustainable in the long term. Their goal remains to create the best streaming gaming platform for gamers and developers.
For many of them, Google is closing the internal study of Stadia Via | Google