Google’s first studio is all set to open in Montreal for making Stadia Games

In March 2019, Google announced the launch of Stadia Games and Entertainment division. For its streaming platform Stadia, Google promised to develop original content. At present in Montreal, Google started its first studio of Stadia Games & Entertainment division that is headed up by Jade Raymond.

“The Company’s plan is to produce exclusive, original content across a diverse portfolio of games”, Jade Raymond said in a blog post. But regarding the title of the new platform, there is still no announcement. As per the latest news, they are going to provide unique and consistent content. It also made clear that this gaming platform is going to be different from other gaming studios.

It is announced that Stadia is going to be launched on 20th November. So, the blockbuster game is likely to be not released before this year-end. To develop the blockbuster video games, it probably takes 2 years or even more. First-party studio that is being developed by Google make sure that it should be long-term commitment to the Stadia.

Usually, the first party studios takes complete advantage of the platform and the capabilities of it. Stadia Games and Entertainment division will build games with YouTube integration and computing power features. So, compared to other platforms it will have more advantages. This Stadia gaming platform will also take the cloud gaming platform advantage.

Stadia Games and Entertainment head stated about how “Google wants to change the way games are made”. She also mentioned the rich gaming heritage of Canada that “launched dozens of studios, thousands of careers, and countless incredible games”. She said that they have a diverse and inclusive workplace, and this diverse workplace will make us create diverse games together. And that they have an environment that will make our developers create a new, unique gaming experience.

Also, the Stadia and Entertainment division head, Jade Raymond said that the announcement made today would be a call for many talented people to join the Montreal Studio as there are several openings for such talented developers.

According to the sources, Jade Raymond also said that being “good enough” is not enough, but they want the developers to be “More ambitious. More inclusive. More accessible. More engaging”. Jade added that they want to bring that mentality to the Stadia Games and Entertainment and that they are searching for the best developers on the planet to join the studio.

Yet, Stadia didn’t unveiled the titles of upcoming games. It is said that they will also work for third-party developers apart from developing their exclusive and own content. The upcoming games on this platform are going to support many titles which users can get on other gaming platforms with the help of cross-play.

Company announced that, it will release Google Stadia in 14 countries with approximately 30 games and those countries even include UK, US, and Canada. Those 30 games will be from 21 different publishers. The ‘Founder’s Edition’ starter’s kit price is $130 with 3 months premium service. Afterwards, users need to pay $10 every month. Pre-orders are now open for this ‘Founder’s Edition’.

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