PixelJunk Raiders is the subsequent unique coming to Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service. The title, a third-person rougelite that sees you battle by way of procedurally generated alien environments, will launch on the Stadia platform on March 1st. It’ll promote for $19.99 (€19.99), and will probably be included free with a Stadia Professional subscription. An announcement trailer payments PixelJunk Raiders as “Solely on Stadia,” suggesting this isn’t a timed unique like Crayta.
The announcement notes that PixelJunk Raiders helps Stadia’s State Share characteristic, which has beforehand been used with the Hitman games to let gamers to share particular elements of missions with each other. In PixelJunk Raiders, the characteristic permits your “positioned turrets, traps and devices to influence different gamers’ worlds.”
The discharge of PixelJunk Raiders comes precisely a month after Google introduced its choice to shutter its in-house game development studios, a division of a number of groups tasked with constructing unique video games for Stadia. Regardless of their closure, it appears Google nonetheless plans to carry unique titles to Stadia from third-party studios.
Different beforehand introduced exclusives for the service embrace video games from Rock Band developer Harmonix and Till Daybreak studio Supermassive Video games, in a deal that was announced last year. Uppercut Video games was additionally introduced as creating an unique title for Stadia. It’s unclear if these offers have been affected by Google’s current studio closures.