Ubisoft will help jilted Stadia users transfer their purchases to PC

, Google’s ill-fated attempt at cloud gaming service, . Players will receive a refund for all their hardware and software purchases, with the exception of Stadia Pro subscriptions. As it turns out, some people can continue playing certain games elsewhere. will help people who bought their titles on Stadia transfer their purchases to PC.

“Although Stadia will be shutting down on January 18, 2023, we are pleased to announce that we are currently working to bring the games you own on Stadia to PC via ,” said Jessica Roache, Senior Corporate Communications Manager at Ubisoft . “We’ll have more specific details to share at a later date as well as the impact for Ubisoft+ subscribers.” Google has already shut down the Stadia Store. So if you were thinking of buying a Ubisoft game, getting a refund and then accessing the PC version for free, you’re out of luck.

Ubisoft hasn’t announced when it will offer Stadia players access to their games on Ubisoft Connect. It has also not been confirmed if Stadians will be able to transfer their save data to PC. That said, the Ubisoft+ subscription service includes a cloud save feature, so hopefully the company can find a way to maintain players’ progress when they switch to a PC version.

While this is a nice touch from Ubisoft, it might be a small consolation for some of those who enjoy such things Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Far cry 6 and Rainbow Six Siege on stadiums. One of the great things about many cloud gaming services, including Stadia, is that they work on almost any computer, phone, or tablet, as long as you have a good internet connection. However, people who don’t have a powerful gaming PC might not be able to take advantage of this offer.

Ubisoft hasn’t been dissuaded from the idea of ​​cloud gaming after the collapse of Stadia. On the one hand, the Ubisoft+ channel is available on Amazon Luna. “We believe in the power of streaming and cloud gaming and we will continue to push the boundaries to bring amazing experiences to our players everywhere,” said Roache.

While Google has ditched Stadia, it will continue to provide solid game streaming technology via an initiative called . and have used the white label version of the technology. Maybe Ubisoft, whose Assassin’s Creed Odyssey in what would later become Stadia, Google will also be interested in taking up the offer.

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