Google First Stadia Studio is Open in Montréal
Google announced that its opened the first games development studio for its new game streaming service Stadia in Montréal. Stadia Will be beginning on November 25th, 2019 giving the ability for gamers to play AAA via cloud servers instead of expensive dedicated gaming rigs placed in their homes.
The Stadia cloud gaming service will be able to stream video games up to 4K resolution at 60 frames per second with assistance for high-dynamic-range, says Google. Stadia is will be combined with YouTube, and its “state share” feature allows spectators of a Stadia stream to start a game on the service on the same save state as the streamer. Google revealed more about the first games development studio committed to producing Google Stadia games, Jade Raymond VP and Head, Stadia Games and Entertainment explains more.
“Today I’m thrilled to announce our contribution to that heritage, with the creation of Google’s very first original games studio in Montréal. Stadia Games and Entertainment’s studio will produce exclusive, original content across a diverse portfolio of games in all your favorite genres. Stadia is designed to be one destination for all the ways people play games—and Montréal is where we’re going to start building them.
Just as Stadia intends to change the way games are accessed and experienced by players, we want to change the way games are made. That starts with our culture. Stadia is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace; these diverse perspectives will shape the games we create together. We’re committed to building an environment that will empower the developers who work at Stadia to create new, unique gaming experiences. (P.S. If you’re interested in joining us, check open positions on our jobs site.)”