The top of product at Google Stadia has left the corporate.
The Information printed 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 are able to verify John is now not with Google and we want him effectively on his subsequent step,” Google advised 9to5.
Justice was one of many lead faces behind Google Stadia, and beforehand spoke to IGN during 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 internal game development studios in January of this year. Right here’s our piece breaking down experiences from Bloomberg and Wired about internal strife at Google Stadia from earlier this yr.
Regardless of the entire setbacks, Google nonetheless plans to bring “more than 100 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 may even be getting an upgraded browser that can stream Google Stadia games in the future.
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