131 - Google Stadia & The Streaming Future, and The Epic Games Store Backlash

You had to know what we were talking about this week! In this latest episode, Will, Cameron, and Chris(!) sit and break down everything we know about Google Stadia, the latest project to bring game streaming to the masses. What do we think about the service? Do we think this will be a game changer for the gaming industry as a whole? Could this affect future competitors like Microsoft and Project xCloud? Come listen to what we think here! Plus, the team talks about Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney and his comments about the Epic Games Store vs. Steam, Chris gives us his updates on the Division 2, everyone wonders if Playstation's State of Play will work, Apex Legends Battle Pass news, and more!


SHOW NOTES:
Nintendo Direct News: https://www.polygon.com/2019/3/20/18274042/nintendo-switch-nindies-trailers-roundup-gdc-2019
PS announces State of Play: https://blog.us.playstation.com/2019/03/22/state-of-play-playstations-new-video-showcase-debuts-monday/
Apex Legends Battle Pass announced: https://www.pcgamer.com/apex-legends-battle-pass/
Google Stadia Details: https://kotaku.com/google-unveils-gaming-platform-stadia-1833409933
Epic Game Store & Fighting Backlash: https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-03-22-sweeney-epic-games-store-is-making-the-industry-better-but-gamers-dont-see-that
Metro Exodus sales on EGS: https://www.dualshockers.com/metro-exodus-epic-games-store-sales-vs-steam-launch/
Other games coming to EGS: https://www.gamespot.com/articles/more-pc-games-are-skipping-steam-for-epics-store/1100-6465710/

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