In a horrible confluence of fates, comedy-adventure sport Journey to the Savage Planet was launched for Stadia on the identical day that Google shuttered its inside improvement studios – together with Journey to the Savage Planet developer, Typhoon Studios. That coincidence has left behind a nasty after-effect – the Stadia model of Journey to the Savage Planet incorporates a significant bug, however nobody appears to know who can repair it.First identified on Reddit by person lordubuntu, Stadia’s Journey to the Savage Planet launched with a nasty bug that causes freezes on the sport’s begin display screen, which appears to be occurring for quite a lot of gamers primarily based on the replies. With no native recordsdata to look by on a Stadia sport, gamers cannot work on fixes for themselves, which means they’ve to show to official help channels for assist.With Typhoon now not in existence, the sport’s builders cannot implement that repair. As lordubuntu discovered, it appears that evidently’s left each Google and Journey to the Savage Planet writer 505 Games uncertain who’s accountable. Google help responses despatched to lordubuntu ask them to contact 505 – however 505 help messages point out that the corporate now not has management of the sport code, and say solely Google would have the ability to implement a repair.On Reddit, a Stadia group supervisor has now mentioned that Google is “actively working with our companions to determine a repair”, however supplied no replace on who’d be answerable for that taking place, or if it was potential. We’ve contacted 505 and Google for remark.The upshot is that some gamers have been left with a sport they merely cannot entry, and with no present timeline for a repair. This would often be routine work for a newly-released sport – and it have to be deeply disagreeable to be an ex-Typhoon developer figuring out that you simply’re unable to make your individual exhausting work obtainable to those that wish to play it.Google shuttered its inside Stadia studios initially of February 2021, impacting 150 workers. It’s since promised that greater than 100 third-party video games will nonetheless arrive on the service this yr. A category-action lawsuit has been filed in opposition to Google, Id Software, and Bungie for allegedly deceptive prospects on the platform’s skill to show video games at a 4K decision.
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