Google Stadia is not one of the specific platforms that Ubisoft has confirmed Assassin’s Creed Mirage would launch on.
The Assassin’s Creed sequel was previewed for the first time over the weekend at the Ubisoft Forward event. Assassin’s Creed Mirage puts you in the role of Basim, a streetwise criminal searching for solutions to the visions that plague him while he is living in Baghdad in the ninth century.
The initial announcement made no mention of Google Stadia, but some of Ubisoft’s online pages named Stadia as a launch platform for the new game, which caused some confusion among Stadia enthusiasts in recent days. Assassin’s Creed Mirage won’t be coming to Google Stadia, according to official confirmation from Ubisoft obtained by Axios Gaming today.
The disclosure is shocking because Google and Ubisoft have long been close collaborators on Stadia. Stadia first revealed itself as “Project Stream” by giving testers access to the just-released Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla even has Google Stadia as one of its launch platforms in 2020.
Ubisoft has been attempting to port some of their old library, including a sizable number of Assassin’s Creed games, to Stadia in recent years. This was done to support the Ubisoft subscription, which enables free play of all the publisher’s games on Stadia without the need for a console or gaming computer. Google’s Stadia has prominently featured Ubisoft advertisements within its own app.
The only streaming provider that will currently offer Assassin’s Creed Mirage is Amazon Luna, replacing Google Stadia. In addition, the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC versions of the game are scheduled for release. Looking ahead, Ubisoft has reiterated its commitment to publishing future titles on Stadia by announcing that Just Dance 2023 and Skull