We reviewed Google Stadia in November, calling it â€œA glimpse of a future some other company will probably perfect.â€� The underlying tech? Solid. The platform and business model? Disastrous.
And not much has changed in the ensuing months, except now itâ€™s free. Ish. Kind of. Google announced this morning that itâ€™s no longer restricting Stadia to those who bought the $130 Founderâ€™s Edition hardware kit. Anyone with a Gmail account can sign up.