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Google Announces Stadia Will Shut Down, Offers Players Refunds

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Google Announces , Stadia Will Shut Down, , Offers Players Refunds.
Google is officially shutting down
its cloud gaming service, Stadia.
The Verge reports that
the service will remain live
until January 18, 2023. .
According to Google, the company will also refund all Stadia hardware purchased through the Google Store in addition to all games and add-on content.
According to Google, the company will also refund all Stadia hardware purchased through the Google Store in addition to all games and add-on content.
The company said those
refunds are expected to be
completed in mid-January.
A few years ago, we also launched
a consumer gaming service, Stadia, Phil Harrison, Stadia vice president
and GM, blog post, via The Verge.
And while Stadia’s approach to streaming
games for consumers was built on a strong
technology foundation, it hasn’t gained
the traction with users that we expected
so we’ve made the difficult decision to begin
winding down our Stadia streaming service, Phil Harrison, Stadia vice president
and GM, blog post, via The Verge.
And while Stadia’s approach to streaming
games for consumers was built on a strong
technology foundation, it hasn’t gained
the traction with users that we expected
so we’ve made the difficult decision to begin
winding down our Stadia streaming service, Phil Harrison, Stadia vice president
and GM, blog post, via The Verge.
According to Google, employees
on the Stadia team will be moved to
other projects within the company.
Google has already shut down the Stadia store, so users can no longer purchase games or make in-game transactions.
The Verge reports that
rumors of Stadia's inevitable
demise began last year. .
The rumors were fueled by a slowdown in the number
of games released on the platform and by Google
shuttering its in-house development studios.
The rumors were fueled by a slowdown in the number
of games released on the platform and by Google
shuttering its in-house development studios

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