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Google plans to provide Stadia exclusives

Google says it’s planning to build multiple first-party game studios for Stadia exclusives

When Microsoft was knocked for not using enough engaging exclusive video games to attract players to Xbox, it purchased its escape - purchasing game developer after game developer to prep itself for the next console war. Now, it appears Google may likewise be shoring up the upcoming Stadia cloud video gaming platform by building numerous internal game studios of its own.

In March, Google suggested its plans to become a game designer would start little, hiring Ubisoft and EA market vet Jade Raymond to lead up a single studio dubbed Stadia Games and Home Entertainment. However in a brand-new interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Raymond reveals that Google isn't planning to stop at just one which Google prepares to launch Stadia-exclusive titles every year, including games that do things which aren't possible with today's game consoles, like full physics simulations or integrating the Google Assistant to be the voice of NPCs in the video game.