Two new games arrived on Stadia in the week of May 10, but the biggest news was what the future holds with Ubisoft’s increased interest in Stadia.
Stadia Changelog is a weekly series on 9to5Google where we put together some of the Stadia news that we couldn’t talk about otherwise. This includes a preview of new games released on Stadia during the week, games that have seen updates and fixes, new games confirmed or speculated for the platform, and more. Come back every Friday!
New games now available on Stadia
Only two new games have arrived on Stadia this week, as the industry as a whole goes through a period of drought. The first was Street Power Football, the second being the indie business game Hundred Days, a winemaking simulator. Both games cost less than $ 30.
As of this week, Google has added 47 games to Stadia in calendar year 2021, on track for the promise of at least 100 titles added this year.
Upcoming games on Stadia
The biggest news this week when it comes to new games is what’s on the way. Ubisoft confirmed in a call for results this week that at least three more titles will make their way to Google’s platform. The shot Rainbow Six Seige Year 6 will arrive at some point, likely in June, as indicated in the “Season 2” docs, which is expected to be released that month. Further, For honor and Uno: 50th anniversary will both arrive by June. Ubisoft also opened a job listing for a “Google Compliance Tester», Which strongly implies that the publisher is only putting more resources into bringing games to Stadia.
Google also directly confirmed two more games on Friday May 14. The first is Super Animal Royale, which is coming “soon” and will be a completely free game on the platform. The other is Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse, coming out this summer. Our friends at StadiaSource has also established evidence that a new kid-friendly game will soon be available on the platform Blaze and the Monster Machines: Axle City Racers.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Druid War
Good news this week for fans of the latest Assassin’s Creed title. The “War of the Druids” expansion is now available on all platforms. Ubisoft rolled out the update to Stadia alongside other platforms earlier this week as the game’s first major update. The expansion is available in is part of the Valhalla Season Pass.
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Dirt 5 takes cross-platform matchmaking
The delayed, but now released on the Stadia port of Dirt 5, is getting an upgrade that cloud gamers will certainly appreciate. The game’s matchmaking pool now supports cross-platform players. The update was made available on May 11.
The pity, however, is that this feature won’t be available on Stadia. for a certain time.
Destiny 2: Season of the Splicer
Destiny 2 grabbed the headlines this week when cross-platform matchmaking was mistakenly opened to players, but there was another occurrence. The game’s final season, Season of the Splicer, is now available.
The Vex plunged the Last City into an endless night, threatening the security once found under the vigilant presence of the Traveler. It is here, bathed in perpetual moonlight, that Ikora reveals the identity of an unlikely ally who could hold the keys to triumph over this attack.
Hitman 3 receives two new updates
During this week, two new updates have arrived for Hitman 3 players. The first is the final part of the Seven Deadly Sins series, with the “Season of Pride” live through June 13.
On May 12, the game also rolled on the “Iconoclast update”, which adds the Mendoza time-limited target. Iconoclast is available until May 24.
Biggest Stadia news of the week
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