Google Stadia has had a tough launch, however that isn’t as a result of the cloud-gaming expertise doesn’t work. Instead, the service is affected by an absence of thrilling content material. Now, Google is working to deal with that concern by partnering on an unique Stadia sport with British developer Splash Damage. Google made this announcement right now as a part of its Games Developer Summit event.
Splash Damage is a revered studio with a protracted historical past of engaged on multiplayer shooters. It has additionally produced a lot of its personal authentic releases like 2011’s Brink and 2014’s Dirty Bomb. Most lately, Splash Damage has labored with Microsoft to develop the Gears Tactics technique sport in addition to the multiplayer mode for Gear 5.
Now, the studio is bringing that experience to Stadia.
“We’re thrilled to finally announce that we’re working on an exclusive title in partnership with Google Stadia,” Splash Damage chief govt officer Richard Jolly writes in a weblog publish. “At Splash Damage, we’re always looking to innovate, and always looking for partners and platforms that allow us to do just that. We’ve been huge fans of Stadia ever since it was announced and have been amazed by both the technology of Stadia and passion for gaming that the team at Google has.”
This is certainly one of Google’s largest strikes up to now to convey an authentic launch to Stadia. It has exclusives like indie sport Gylt, and it says it plans to have a minimum of 10 occasions exclusives this 12 months. It’s additionally opening its personal first-party studios to construct authentic video games. This ought to fill out Stadia’s library alongside third-party releases like Doom Eternal, which simply launched on the platform final week.
But as for Splash Damage and its sport — neither firm is speaking particulars.
“We’re excited to share more with all of you about this project in the coming months,” mentioned Jolly.
But the manager did be aware that Splash Damage’s “mission” is multiplayer video games. And Jolly says that’s one thing Stadia is positioned to do effectively. So count on one thing in that wheelhouse.