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Google Stadia: indie developers may have difficulties

The reveal of Gogle Stadia has left everyone speechless. The one that wants to be the Netflix of video games, has probably also defined the direction in which the market will move in the next few years, with the cloud and the streaming that will be more and more protagonists.

On the other hand, this is what already happens for the TV, cinema and music, and video games could only follow these trends, so much so that there are already those who bet that Google Stadia will replace traditional consoles. And yet the future of gaming will not be all rosy in this sense, given that the small developers could pay the price of this new system

Mike Rose founder of the indie software house No More Robots : "If you see how much revenue the music industry has gained in the last ten years, you will see the decline of the music industry while the ascent of streaming ".

Rose took as an example Spotify for example, and by transferring this model to the videogame industry, developers would be paid every time someone starts their game, and after a certain number of hours in which the latter is used. In this way, however, small companies would be damaged, which for obvious reasons do not work on games of too long a duration.

This is therefore a matter to be addressed, in order not to completely sink an important slice of the videogame industry. What do you think of the situation? To learn more, on our website you will find an interesting special with all the information on Google Stadia.

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