Todays connect was good, not great. We got some great game announcements, but was a little lacking on the features (hopefully those will be announced soon). Here are the games that were announced today at the connect. The only features announced today were Crowd Play and Crowd Choice. Unfortunelty no word on family sharing or YouTube streaming yet.
Lots of awesome news yesterday from the Ubisoft Forward event. At the bottom of this post will be the full event video if you would like to watch it. The most exciting news (at least for me) was the announcement of Far Cry 6, which will be available on February 18, 2021. Here is the trailer:
We also got some gameplay of Assassins Creed Valhalla (it's at the end of the event video) and a gameplay overview trailer. Assassins Creed Valhalla releases on Stadia on November 17, 2020.
Tom Clancy's Breakpoint is getting AI Teammates back. Fury, Fixit, and Vasily have got your back. Customize their look, loadout, and behavior when the free update drops July 15!
Watchdogs Legion got some more time on the screen. Ubisoft covered a lot more of the character development / recruitment information and some more back story. I don't see a new trailer released by Stadia yet, but you can watch it in the Ubisoft event here:
Listen to Ep 4 of my new Podcast (Stadia Almost Daily News)
Huge Stadia Community Blog update today:
**4 Pro games announced: Steam World Dig, Crayta, Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom and West of Loathing
**Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light Redux are both available today for $19.99 each
**Wavebreak is available today for $29.99
**Borderlands 3: Bounty of Blood releases Thursay the 25th for $14.99
**Tons of Pro and Non-Pro Sales going on as well
**Check out the full blog post HERE
Tags -- stadia, podcast, steam world dig, crayta, monster boy, west of loathing, metro 2033, metro last light, wavebreak, bounty of blood
Crayta pricing released: **Premium Edition - Pro is Free, Non-Pro is $39.99 **Deluxe Edition Upgrade - Pro is $24.99, Non-Pro is $59.99 Premium content includes 500 Crayta credits for addition cosmetics and gives access to all seasonal content for 2020. The Deluxe edition comes with all premium content plus exclusive cosmetics, a permanent XP boost and 1000 Crayta credits.
According to CD Projekt Red via Twitter: Cyberpunk 2077 will be released on November 19 for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and GeForce Now. Stadia sometime in 2020. The Xbox Series X (also not Smart Delivery) or PlayStation 5 will NOT get Cyberpunk 2077 as next Gen Version on Launch Day
Death Stranding is coming to PC on July 14th. Recommended specs for 1080/60:
--Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
--GeForce 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 590
--80GB HDD space
I was live hosting Stadia Weekly News - Ep 13 last night. Here is the video.
No Man's Sky is coming to Xbox Game Pass on 6/11 with crossplay. Explore and build with friends on Xbox, PS4 and PC. New options for communication are coming as well with voice transcription and an option for voice translation.
Don't forget to check out IGN's Summer of Games that's starting today.
Destiny 2: Beyond Light expension is available for Pre-Order on Stadia. 3 bundles are available: Destiny 2: Beyond Light is $39.99, Destiny 2: Beyond Light + Season is $49.99, Destiny 2: Beyond Light Deluxe Edition is $69.99. This expansion is set to release on September 22, 2020
Here is the reveal video from Bungie. The actual reveal starts at 29 minutes which I have embedded the video to start at.
Cyberpunk 2077 will not be coming to Stadia on Sept 17. CD Projekt Red has announced that it will only be coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game will be coming to Stadia by the end of the year. No date for Stadia, Xbox Series X or PS5 has been announced yet.
Modus Games released a new trailer for Rock of Ages 3. Check it out below.
Some awesome news from the Stadia team today. We're getting 5 new games to claim from Stadia Pro on June 1: Get Packed, Little Nightmares, Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, Super Hot and Panzer Dragoon. Also, on June 16th Elder Scrolls Online (stadard edition) comes to Stadia as a Pro Game with the Morrowind chapter as free content. The new Greymoor chapter will be purchasable.
I will be participating in the Stadia Super Saturday live event coming up this Saturday (April 25th). This is a Stadia Community event where we put on over 20 hours of live streams from awesome creators. We have live gameplay, podcasts, Stadia chat, party games schedule. It all starts at 5am EST. My hour block is at 9pm PST. I will be playing Borderlands 3 live on Stadia. Come stop by, join the live chats and have some fun.
Full schedule can be found here on Reddit - Reddit