Shutting down Google Stadia will bring some exclusive games with it, but one exclusive may escape the sinking ship. Wavetale, a “First on Stadia” title releasing in 2021, is coming to PC and consoles in December.
Wavetale was released to Google Stadia in November last year and was largely well received. The game, published by Thunderful Games, was a story-driven action-adventure title in which players took on sea monsters to save the islanders.
Explore the high seas and the decaying archipelago of Strandville in Wavetale, a story-driven action-adventure game that introduces you to weary fishermen, hidden hermits, and maybe a pirate or two. Traverse calm waters and surging waves as Sigrid, a young girl who befriends a mysterious shadow that gives her the power to walk on water.
Dash through the waves, open your net from the rooftops and defeat the formidable enemies to save the islanders. All with a little help from the shadows below, and your honest grandma.
The game was released as a “First on Stadia” title, meaning it was a timed exclusive. Generally, such deals last for about a year and then allow the game to be expanded to other platforms.
As such, Wavetale is coming to PC and other consoles – PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and Steam – on December 12. The game is already available on Steam and wishlist on PC. players can also download a demo for free. There’s no word on how much the game will cost on the new platforms, but it was $29.99 on Stadia. There’s also no word on whether the cloud gaming platform will support the title.
Those who played the game on Stadia will be able to continue until January 18, 2023, when Google will shut down Stadia for good. If you bought the game on Stadia, you’ll also get a full refund.
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