The latest Stadia Connect dropped yesterday, and there’s a lot to play! If you missed it, here’s a quick three-minute recap.
Let’s hit the highlights of what you can start playing on Stadia right now.
Stadia Games & Entertainment launches Orcs Must Die! 3
The first game from Stadia Games & Entertainment is here. Orcs Must Die! 3 pits you against menacing hordes of invading orcs. Scramble to turn the tide in this genre-bending battle that combines blistering action with tactical tower defense. Take on the marauding orcs alone, or team up with a friend to stem the onslaught! If you’re part of Stadia Pro, you can Click to Play Orcs Must Die! 3 instantly today. And Orcs Must Die! 3 is just the beginning of what you can get with Stadia Pro.
Stadia Pro is bigger than ever before. Not a Stadia Pro member? Want to play free games? Grab a free 1-month trial of Stadia Pro at Stadia.com and you’ll get all 20 games available on Stadia Pro today. You won’t have to wait to download or install Orcs Must Die! 3, The Elder Scrolls Online, Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom, or any of the other games on Stadia Pro. They’ll start instantly across your laptops, desktops, compatible phones and tablets, and on your TV with Chromecast Ultra. After a month, you can continue your subscription and you’ll keep all the games you’ve claimed AND get even more free games every month.
More on the horizon from Stadia Games & Entertainment
Outcasters is coming this fall: a frenetic competitive multiplayer game where you can aim around corners! Compete across different maps and game modes, unlock endless pick-ups and abilities, and customize the look of your absurd little Outcaster. Outcasters is being developed by the shooter specialists at Splash Damage. We’ll have more to tell you about Outcasters in the coming months.
We’re working with more studios too, like Harmonix, Uppercut Games, and Supermassive Games. Soon, we’ll be sharing more about what they’re creating for Stadia.
A new game on Stadia lets you unleash your inner troubadour
You’ll really want to try One Hand Clapping. There’s nothing else like it: a stylish platformer where you control your avatar by singing. Hum, whistle, chant, or yodel to move your character across obstacles. It’s ridiculously fun to play, and just as much fun to watch someone else playing.
This initial Early Access version of One Hand Clapping gives players just a small sampling of what’s coming in the full game. It includes about twenty minutes of musical gameplay to give you a sample of just what to expect. New instant updates will continue to expand on the game and add new features. One Hand Clapping is available to buy on Stadia today in Early Access for a limited-time discounted price $2.99 USD, with mic control currently supported on laptops, desktops, and TVs with Chromecast Ultra.
Tombs need to be raided. Grab your friends.
Confront ancient magics and dark passages in Lara Croft: Temple of Osiris. As Lara, Isis, Horus, or Carter, unearth sprawling tombs, outwit enemies, and escape cunning traps in search of treasure! Up to four players can cooperate on Stadia to solve puzzles and bring the buried secrets of the past to light. Lara Croft: Temple of Osiris is ready to buy on Stadia for $19.99 USD, and for a limited time it’s $10 for Stadia Pro members.
Take control of live streams with Crowd Choice and Crowd Play
If you were watching carefully during the Connect, you spotted a glimpse of two upcoming Stadia Enhanced Features. Soon, you’ll be able to play with your favorite Creator while the world watches with Crowd Play. As the action unfolds live on YouTube, you’ll be able to join in and fight alongside (or against) Creators in Dead by Daylight, or take them on head to head in Super Bomberman R Online.
With the other upcoming Stadia Enhanced Feature, Crowd Choice, you’ll be able to vote alongside other fans on YouTube and take control in games like Dead by Daylight. Choose whether the Creator is Victim or Killer, and pick which Killer they’ll play.
Both Crowd Play and Crowd Choice are headed to Dead by Daylight, as well as select other games coming to Stadia.
Don’t miss The Elder Scrolls Online on Stadia Pro
There’s still time to get The Elder Scrolls Online for free on Stadia Pro. Grab TESO for free before 7 AM PT on July 16 and it’s yours to keep with your Stadia Pro subscription. After July 16, you’ll still be able to pick up TESO in the Stadia store for $19.99.
Summer of Games Sale: Pro member deals
Save on some of Stadia’s best games with the Summer of Games sale. Stadia Pro members can save on:
Summer of Games Sale: Deals for everyone
Everyone can enjoy these special summer discounts on the Stadia store:
That’s a LOT of news to cover. To see all the new trailers from upcoming games, watch the full Stadia Connect. Altogether, you saw 16 new games announced in the recent Stadia Connect, with 2 available Only on Stadia and 2 others First on Stadia!
And there are so many other games to look forward to: Baldur’s Gate 3, Marvel’s Avengers, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Cyberpunk 2077, just to name a few. For the latest on what’s happening, follow Stadia on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
By: Stadia Team
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