Cloud Gaming News Recap: Stadia, Xbox Cloud Gaming, Amazon Luna, GeForce Now, Boosteroid & Shadow PC

Stadia News

Stadia Pro games for May:

*One more game TBA Tuesday 04/05/2021

Resident Evil Village demo is available now. Jump in quick though as this 60 minute timed demo is only available until 5 PM PT, May 9.

Legend of Keepers: Career of a Dungeon Manager is available in the Stadia store for $19.99.

Serious Sam 4 has been updated to include State Share.

Stadia began rolling out a search bar and an updated UI for sorting your library. You can also now delete multiple captures at once. They teased us with a new Activity Feed feature which is slated to be coming soon. The Activity Feed lets you show off your best video captures and helps friends find you game states with State Share.

Xbox Cloud Gaming News

Xbox continues to send out invites to PC & iOS users to take part in the beta program.

Games added to the library this week:

  • Second Extinction

  • Destroy All Humans

  • Fable III

  • Fable Anniversary

Dragon Quest Builders 2 was announced for cloud and is coming May 4th.

GeForce NOW News

Metro Exodus PC Enhanced Edition is coming to GeForce Now, day & date, May 6.

Here is the full list of RTX features coming to the PC Enhanced Edition:

  • Fully ray traced lighting throughout — every light sources is now ray traced

  • Next-gen ray tracing and denoising

  • Next-gen temporal reconstruction technology

  • Per-pixel ray traced global illumination

  • Ray traced emissive surfaces with area shadows

  • Infinite number of ray traced light boundaries

  • Atmosphere and transparent surfaces receiving ray traced bounced lighting

  • Full ray traced lighting model support with color bleeding and for every light source

  • Advanced ray traced reflections

  • DX12 ultimate support (including DXR 1.1 and variable rate shading)

  • GPU FP16 support and thousands of optimized shaders

  • Support for DLSS 2.0