Google Stadia Cloud gaming shutting down on Jan 18

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: January 9, 2023 02:57 PM2023-01-09T14:57:32+5:302023-01-09T14:57:32+5:30


American tech company Google is going to shut down one of its services. Google Stadia Cloud will shut down after January 18, 2023. Meanwhile, the service was launched in beta version in October 2018.

By November 2019, the Google Stadia Cloud service was made available to everyone. However, Google's plan failed and the company has now decided to shut down the service. According to a report by The Verge, several publishers are looking to share the game on other platforms.

Users will lose save games and titles on Google Stadia. According to a report, the American technology company is offering refunds on Stadia hardware purchased from the Google Store.

In addition, the company is also offering refunds for add-on purchases and games purchased from the Stadia Store. According to the report, the company has issued refunds and most will get the refund by January 18, 2023. Meanwhile, this will not affect normal users.

In another news, Google is now going to bring end-to-end encryption to the Gmail web browser. It is currently released to beta users. With this, users will be able to send and receive encrypted emails.

According to Google, emails and attachments will be end-to-end encrypted with inline images. This type of security is currently available in WhatsApp, Signal and other instant messaging apps.

But, in the coming time, this security will also be seen in Gmail. However, users will have to wait for some time for this.