The state of Stadia in 2021: Left behind

Has Stadia lived up to the hype or is it destined for the Google graveyard?

The state of Stadia in 2021: Left behind
Google Stadia review playing on controller 1

It’s hard to believe it’s been two years since Google Stadia came out. Compared to the excessive fanfare at the time of release, Stadia has been suspiciously quiet for a while now, with things seemingly humming along in the background.

Of course, a lot has happened in the world since then — new consoles, an ongoing global pandemic, etc. — but we thought we’d take this opportunity to take a look at the state of Stadia in 2021. Has it lived up to the hype or is it destined for the infamous Google graveyard? We’ll cover all that and more.