The top of product at Google Stadia has left the corporate.
The Data revealed a report noting that John Justice, VP and Head of Product at Google Stadia, had moved on from Google. This was later confirmed in an announcement acquired by 9to5. “We will verify John is not with Google and we want him effectively on his subsequent step,” Google instructed 9to5.
Justice was one of many lead faces behind Google Stadia, and beforehand spoke to IGN throughout Gamescom 2019 about the way forward for the platform. It’s one other blow for the cloud gaming service which shut down all of its inner recreation growth studios in January of this yr. Right here’s our piece breaking down stories from Bloomberg and Wired about inner strife at Google Stadia from earlier this yr.
Regardless of the entire setbacks, Google nonetheless plans to convey “greater than 100 video games” to the platform in 2021, together with Resident Evil Village. Within the newest replace, a search bar was added to the platform after 500 days with out one. Xbox consoles will even be getting an upgraded browser that may stream Google Stadia video games sooner or later.
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