GOOGLE: Gamers to Say Goodbye to Stadia as Platform Shuts down
TECHDIGEST- Google will shut down its Stadia cloud-gaming service in the UK on Thursday, as it issues refunds to gamers.
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Stadia was touted as a “Netflix for games” when it launched in November 2019, allowing players to stream games online without a PC or console. The service will be inaccessible after 08:00 on 19 January in the UK.
Google has promised refunds to anyone who made Stadia purchases.That includes people who bought controllers, games, or downloadable content, with Google previously estimating those refunds would be completed by mid-January.
Google has marked the closure by releasing one final Stadia game, Worm Game, which the developers used to test the service before its public release.