Last Thursday, Google announced the closure of Stadia, its cloud gaming service that closed its servers next january to put an end to one of the most ambitious projects of the company in the world of video games that has not worked as they expected.
This closure has consequences such as players who used Stadia are going to lose their games (although Google will return the money for any game purchased and even for the controls and Chromecast) something that has left the community quite upset.
Luckily, for those of you who have games of Ubisoft we have good news, since the French company has announced that allow “porting” Stadia games to PC through its own client, Ubisoft Connect, allowing players not to lose their games and even be able to play them if they have a powerful enough computer.
“Though Stadia will be shut down on January 18, 2023we are happy to announce that we are working so that you can transfer the games you have on Stadia to PC through Ubisoft Connect. We will announce more specific details and the impact this will have on Ubisoft+ subscribers at a later date.“, comments Ubisoft itself.
While Stadia will shut down on January 18, 2023, we’re happy to share that we’re working to bring the games you own on Stadia to PC through Ubisoft Connect. We’ll have more to share regarding specific details as well as the impact for Ubisoft+ subscribers at a later date. Ubisoft Support (@UbisoftSupport) September 30, 2022
What we don’t know, at least for now, are details of how the system works to migrate the games from one platform or another or if we can also preserve other aspects of the same as our progress so you don’t have to restart a game.
The closure of Stadia: exclusives that can be missed, without announcement to its developers…
The closure of Stadia has been one of the news of the week and has several negative connotations, such as the five games exclusive to the Google platform that are now could be lost in oblivion because of this closure. In addition, another point to note is that Google did not even inform the game developers for Stadia that they were going to close the service and that they found out from Google’s own statement, from the press or from the different social networks in which it was commented. the news.