June 6, 2023
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Google Stadia shuts down in January next year, poor user response + promise to refund money

Google announced that its game streaming service Stadia will be shut down on January 18, 2023, and said that it will refund all users who have purchased Stadia hardware in the Google Store, and games and additional content in the Stadia Store, which is expected in January next year. Completed by mid.

Phil Harrison, vice president and general manager of Stadia, said that although Stadia, which provides game streaming services to consumers, is built on a strong technical foundation, it failed to get the expected traction effect from users, so the difficult decision to gradually close Stadia was made. , while employees from the Stadia team will be assigned to other Google departments. He believes that Google may use Stadia’s technology in other departments such as YouTube and Google Play, and even provide it to partners.

Google said that refunds on Stadia will be made automatically through the Google Store and the Stadia Store, and users do not need to return any hardware. However, Stadia Pro subscribers are not eligible for refunds, but will not be charged for subscription until Stadia is officially closed, and can play the redeemed games as usual, but the Stadia Store has officially closed, so users cannot buy new games and conduct in-game transactions.

source:The Verge

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