This week saw the release of two new games on Stadia, but more significantly, Google unveiled a major summer sale with some incredible offers.
On 9to5Google, we compile some of the Stadia news that we wouldn’t otherwise be able to discuss in our weekly series called Stadia Changelog. A summary of the new games that were added to Stadia during the week, a list of games that received upgrades and fixes, a list of new games that have been confirmed or are rumored to be coming to the platform, and more are included. Check out Bandwidth, our weekly examination of the remainder of the cloud gaming industry, which includes GeForce Now, Luna, and more, every Friday when you return.
GAME UPDATES ON STADA This week, Stadia welcomed two brand-new games. At the conclusion of the week, the price of Zorro The Chronicles quietly dropped to $29.99. In addition, Ubisoft launched Discovery Tour: Viking Age, a spinoff of the most recent Assassins Creed game, for $19.99.
Zorro The Chronicles Discovery Tour: Viking Age Over the course of this calendar year’s first six months, Google has launched 30 new games to Stadia. Google added 107 new games to the Stadia library in 2021, and by 2022, the company promised at least 100 more, which is a lofty goal at the current pace.
The promise of 100 new games has notably stopped appearing in Google’s most recent community updates and blog articles; the last time it did so was in March.
COMING GAMES TO STADA A few games were discovered to be in development for Stadia in addition to those two additional additions.
Saints Row may be coming to Stadia, according to our pal Bryant Chappel over at at The Nerf Report uncovered new evidence , although it doesn’t appear that the game will be released on a specific date. StadiaSource also discovered Valiant Hearts: The Great War and Skull andamp; Bones regulatory listings, though the latter should be used with caution given how that particular regulatory body treats game ratings.
There was one official announcement left to make. The co-op alien shooter From Space, which has had a demo on Stadia for about a year, finally has a set release date. This Autumn, the game will be available on Stadia.
Stadia Summer Sale 2022 Updates
This week, Stadia’s official store is offering a fantastic bargain. Almost every game in the platforms’ library is on sale, with certain titles receiving discounts of up to 85%.
Several notable reductions include:
Free Fjordur map added to ARK Survival Evolved
This week, the Fjordur map has been released to the game as a free new map, which is a delight for ARK gamers. The Nordic-themed map features brand-new creatures, ideas, and even Mjolnir, Thor’s hammer.
Updates are being made to Wreckfest and Phoenix Point.
This week, Stadia is receiving upgrades for two games. a new bugfix is being included to Phoenix Point’s Azathoth upgrade.
It is also reported that Wreckfest will receive an update on Stadia to address a number of current faults and grant players access to the Racing Legends event. The creators explained :
We are dedicated to providing Wreckfest support across all of the current platforms, including Stadia. In fact, we are working to complete the next title update for Stadia right now. This update will bring the Stadia version up to pace with other platforms by addressing various technical issues that have come to light since the last update as well as introducing the new tournament events.
fresh Resident Evil material
Re:Verse will be launched on October 28 at the same time as Resident Evil Village’s Shadows of Rose expansion.
Forgotten Saga of Assassins
Zorro The Chronicles 0 is introducing a unique Forgotten Saga mode to Assassins Creed Valhalla to commemorate the game’s 15th anniversary. The unique mode will be rogue-lite in design, requiring players to battle until they are defeated before restarting the level. Later this summer, that mode will be available.
Added new trials
Google has also revealed that 11 new games have added free trials on Stadia this week, including some famous titles such as Far Cry 6 and Assassins Creed Valhalla .