There are “more than 100 games” coming to Stadia in 2021.
Simply days after announcing it was ending on first-party video game advancement, a post on the neighborhood blog site confirmed games like FIFA 21 and Judgment were on the way to the streaming service.
After listing a handful of releases coming to the service in the next number of months, the Stadia Team stated in an article: “These games represent just a tasting of the more than 100 video games that will be included to the Stadia shop for our players in 2021 to share, experience, and play with good friends” (thanks, Engadget).
Just 14 months after Stadia’s high-profile launch, Google revised its streaming service method and confirmed it would shut down all internal video game development and begin supplying its tech to third-party publishers.
“Given our focus on building on the proven technology of Stadia as well as deepening our business collaborations, we’ve decided that we will not be investing further in bringing unique material from our internal advancement group SG&E, beyond any near-term planned video games,” Stadia general supervisor Phil Harrison stated at the time.Stadia, of course
, left to a rocky start when it launched in November 2019, amid scepticism of its subscription-based business model, missing features, and allegations of damaged early guarantees. And while the arrival of its standard complimentary tier last April appeared like it might improve the streaming service’s fortunes, it soon dealt with stiff competition from Microsoft and Amazon.