The head of product at Google Stadia has left the corporate.
The Information 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 a press release acquired by 9to5. “We can confirm John is no longer with Google and we wish him well on his next step,” Google instructed 9to5.
Justice was one of the lead faces behind Google Stadia, and beforehand spoke to IGN throughout Gamescom 2019 concerning the future of the platform. It’s one other blow for the cloud gaming service which shut down all of its internal game development studios in January of this year. Here’s our piece breaking down reviews from Bloomberg and Wired about inner strife at Google Stadia from earlier this 12 months.
Despite all of the setbacks, Google nonetheless plans to carry “more than 100 games” to the platform in 2021, together with Resident Evil Village. In the most recent replace, a search bar was added to the platform after 500 days with out one. Xbox consoles can even be getting an upgraded browser that may stream Google Stadia video games sooner or later.
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