The tech giant follows Apple’s suit. A review process for new apps has been impleneted on Google Play. It’s off to a sloppy start, however.
The Amazon Alexa Fund, the Google Assistant Investment Program, Sisu Game Ventures and others have invested around €1m in Doppio, Portugal based studio that makes “voice-controlled conversational games.”
Sam Corcoran, technical account manager for Google, said that the tech giant received over 4,000 applications from developers for its upcoming Stadia platform.
Publishers with big portfolios will be able to include their own subscriptions on top of Stadia subscription.
Yesterday, Google announced new details about its streaming platform Stadia, which the company teased 3 months ago. Two types of subscription will be available: paid and free. The paid version is launching this November.
Google announced yesterday it would open a new data center in Hamina, Finland. The company will be investing about 600 million euros ($672 million) in the new facility.
Last week, Google announced it would be updating Google Play Store rating system. The update will make ratings more reflective of recent reviews.
Google has announced the nominees for this year’s Google Play Awards.
Launched last year, Indie Games Accelerator program is now accepting applications for class 2019.
Mike Nichols, Xbox chief marketing officer, shared his thoughts about Google’s Stadia with Telegraph. According to him, Google has the infrastructure for streaming but lacks the portfolio of big titles.