Far Cry 5 gets a free weekend on Google Stadia


Google is offering another free game for Stadia this weekend, this time offering Far Cry 5 for a few days.

Stadia Changelog is a weekly series on 9to5Google where we put together some of the Stadia news that we wouldn’t be able to talk about otherwise. This includes a rundown of new games released on Stadia during the week, games that have seen updates and fixes, new games confirmed or speculated for the platform, and more. Come back every Friday, and don’t forget to see bandwidth, our weekly look at the rest of the cloud gaming world, including GeForce Now, Luna, and more.

New games on Stadia

Available as part of the Stadia Pro subscription, GRIME saw a slightly delayed, but “console-exclusive” launch on Stadia this week.

As of this week, Google has added 59 games to Stadia in calendar year 2021, en route to the promise of at least 100 titles added this year.

Upcoming games on Stadia

Google hasn’t officially announced any games coming to Stadia this week, but one title has been spotted going through the ERSB. Crazy streets, a board game, could make its way to Stadia after its Xbox debut last year.

Updates

Far Cry 5 is free on Stadia this weekend

Stadia Pro subscribers get another giveaway this weekend. Live Now, Ubisoft’s Far Cry 5 is available to play for free on Stadia until this weekend. The Far Cry 5 Free Weekend runs until August 9 at 1 p.m. PT.

If you’re a Stadia Pro subscriber, play Far cry 5 all weekend without spending a dime more. Face off against the cult and mighty Eden’s Gate leader, Joseph Seed, whatever you want from August 5 at 10:00 a.m. PT until August 9 at 1:00 p.m. PT.

Merek Market arrives in September

Previously announced for Stadia, the Merek’s Market game gained a release date this week. The game will launch on Stadia alongside other platforms on September 15, 2021. A new gameplay trailer has also been released alongside the announcement.

Embr gets ‘District 3’ update

Still in early access, Embr is get another update on Stadia alongside PC. The “District 3” update brings five new levels and a new Australian competitor Embr.

We are pleased to inform you that Embr has finally expanded to the Upper North Side, the city’s wealthiest neighborhood. For wealthy clients and businesses with cliffside mansions or skyscrapers burning, Embr is just a few clicks away. Currently, the Upper North Side brings 5 ​​new neighborhoods, including a new confrontation with Australian competition.

Hitman 3: “Heartbreaker”

Now in Hitman 3, the elusive “Heartbreaker” target is available to Stadia players.

Wedding. Planner. From hell. HITMAN 3’s next elusive target, Philo Newcombe (aka The Heartbreaker) has arrived in Mendoza, but if you want to stop him you’ll have to act fast.

Humanity is grabbing minor updates ahead of launch

Ahead of its launch in just a few weeks, Humankind tweaked a few aspects of the gameplay, including the title’s balance and pacing.

New Life is Strange: True Colors Trailer

Square Enix released a new trailer for Life is Strange: True Colors this week ahead of the upcoming game’s release.

The biggest Stadia news of the week

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