Kotaku reporter Jason Schreier reports that the number of pre-orders for its streaming platform Google not very impressed.
Although session Founders Edition now out of stock, an insider said pre-orders of Google Stadia is below expectations. Until the free version goes live next year, the pre-order quantity Premier package is the only way to evaluate actual level of user interest.
Schreier believes that this way of thinking has to do with the platform’s business model, in which games and DLC are still sold at their original price and not bundled with the Google Stadia service.
However, it’s still too early to draw conclusions about Stadia’s fate, but Schreier said Google is building new studios to create exclusive content, it’s clear they haven’t given up on their new baby.
When it first launched, Stadia was praised for its technology, but was met with negative reviews in many other areas. From countless missing features, limited user interface to the lack of original content, many critics have no reason to “save” the steam service at this point.
Reviews have also revealed that some titles like Destiny 2 and Red Dead Redemption 2 cannot run at 4K or 60 fps.
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