Ubisoft games purchased through the Google Stadia can be transferred to PC
Stadia, Google’s cloud gaming platform, was launched in 2019 as a potential alternative to current competitors like as Nvidia GeForce Now as well as Amazon Luna. However, following Google’s statement that Stadia will be closing down on January 18, 2023, many users were left wondering what would happen to their game library on the platform.
According to recent report by The Verge, Ubisoft has confirmed that consumers who bought a Ubisoft game on Google Stadia would be able to move the title to PC. While there is no timeframe for when this option will be available, users will be able to do that to their Stadia games before January 2023.
“While Stadia will shut down on January 18, 2023, we’re happy to share that we’re working to bring the games you own on Stadia to PC through Ubisoft Connect,” said Ubisoft. “We’ll have more to share regarding specific details as well as the impact for Ubisoft+ subscribers at a later date.”
While Stadia will shut down on January 18, 2023, we’re happy to share that we’re working to bring the games you own on Stadia to PC through Ubisoft Connect. We’ll have more to share regarding specific details as well as the impact for Ubisoft+ subscribers at a later date.
— Ubisoft Support (@UbisoftSupport) September 30, 2022
That being said, if you’re a Stadia user who does not wish to transfer your games to PC, you will be able to request a refund from Google. You can also transfer your Stadia games to your Ubisoft account and enjoy them on some other cloud gaming services such as Nvidia GeForce Now or Amazon Luna.
Google has already disabled purchases on the Stadia Store, so you won’t be able to buy a Ubisoft game now in order to redeem it later on PC. However, some users may have purchased a game on Stadia because it could be played without a powerful PC, so you may need to improve your PC hardware to play it when it has been transferred over. It’s uncertain whether you’ll be able to transfer your saves or progress at this time.
Rainbow Six Siege, Watch Dogs, Riders Republic, Far Cry 5, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint, and more titles were released on the Stadia platform by Ubisoft.