Ubisoft+ is now offering deep Stadia integration in many more countries, and in support of the subscription, Rainbow Six: Siege and more are coming soon to Stadia.
Update 6/30: Rainbow Six: Siege has now formally launched for Stadia.
Last year, Ubisoft expanded its all-access $15/month subscription to let players enjoy the publisher’s full library of games and DLC on Stadia. More recently, Stadia has gained direct integration with Ubisoft+ by allowing players to subscribe from directly within the app.
Up to this point, though, the integration has only been officially available to gamers in the United States. As shared on the Stadia Community Blog, Ubisoft+’s Stadia integration is expanding to Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, and Switzerland.
To celebrate the expanded launch, Ubisoft has shared a new suite of games “coming soon” to Stadia. As spotted in a recent Ubisoft earnings call, Rainbow Six: Siege is indeed getting a Stadia port.
As confirmed on June 12th during the Ubisoft Forward event, the game will launch on Stadia later this month on June 30th. Stadia players will be able to bring their progression from other platforms to the cloud port of Siege in early 2022 but, even better, the game will have support for cross-play between Stadia, Amazon Luna, and PC when it launches on June 30th.
Update 6/30: Right on schedule, Rainbow Six: Siege has officially launched into the Stadia Store. Coinciding with the launch, the Stadia Store is discounting the Ultimate Edition for Pro members, bringing the price from $99 down to just $15. Even if you aren’t a Stadia Pro member, it would be cheaper to pay for one month of Pro at $10 and buy the Ultimate Edition for a total of $25, rather than buy the lowest tier of Rainbow Six: Siege which is currently $39.99.
Alongside Rainbow Six: Siege, Ubisoft is also bringing eight adventure titles including classics from their Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry series:
- Assassin’s Creed III Remastered
- Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag
- Assassin’s Creed Rogue
- Child of Light
- Far Cry Blood Dragon
- Far Cry 4
- Far Cry Primal
- Rayman Legends
With these releases, almost the entirety of the mainline Assassin’s Creed games will be available on Stadia, with the exceptions of only the original and the trio of games starring Ezio. Meanwhile, it’s interesting that while Far Cry Blood Dragon is getting ported to Stadia, Far Cry 3 — which acted as the foundation for the Blood Dragon spin-off — is not. Meanwhile, Rayman Legends marks the Stadia debut for the classic franchise.
All in all, Ubisoft continues to show their support for Stadia as a platform, no doubt owing to how it puts their games in the hands of players without asking them to purchase dedicated gaming hardware. This goes hand-in-hand with Google’s recent pivoting of Stadia to “work with partners seeking a gaming solution all built on Stadia’s advanced technical infrastructure and platform tools.”
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- Stadia will make its retail debut at upcoming NYC Google Store [Updated]
Ben Schoon contributed to this article
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