Two Stadia employees took to Reddit on Wednesday to answer community questions about the upcoming Google cloud gaming platform. However, the AMA revealed that Stadia will be missing some key features at launch and raised even more concerns about its future.
Jade Raymond sees huge potential in cloud-native gaming, but it may be some time before we see what the cloud's truly capable of.
Developers raise concerns about Google's compensation scheme, which is based in part on how long users engage with an app.
Following the announcement of the Apple Arcade, Google looks to compete in the mobile subscription arena.
Google Stadia sees over 4,000 developers apply to partners program; company promises diverse content
The cloud platform is seeing a large number of applications. Google tells GameDaily that diversity remains a 'core tenet' and Stadia will have content to reflect that.
Google's upcoming cloud gaming platform is evolving before our eyes and it looks like they are taking a page from the cable TV industry.
Google's foray into the world of cloud gaming will also offer straight purchases of games, but how revenues will be split with developers is not yet known.
Despite Google saying the platform has won publishers over, there may be a bit more push-back and resistance than originally was communicated.
Google has to contend with entrenched consumer attitudes and its own failed policies.