Activision Blizzard Removes All Of Their Games From Geforce Now

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Nvidia recently released its cloud-based game streaming platform called Geforce Now, which gives tough competition to Google Stadia. Geforce Now has been applauded as a better alternative for several reasons. It has more supported games, better features, and you can even try it out for free. There is only one issue so far: you can only play games on Geforce Now if the publisher of the game allows it.

Unfortunately, many publishers are going away from the new streaming service. The most recent blow is gaming giant Activision Blizzard. Nvidia announced that Activision Blizzard removed all of their games from the platform. Overwatch, Diablo, Modern Warfare, and many more will not be available on Geforce Now anymore.

"As we take GeForce Now to the next step in its evolution, we’ve worked with publishers to onboard a robust catalog of your PC games. This means continually adding new games, and on occasion, having to remove games – similar to other digital service providers," Nvidia shared in a post on the company's site. "Per their request, please be advised Activision Blizzard games will be removed from the service. While unfortunate, we hope to work together with Activision Blizzard to re-enable these games and more in the future. In addition to the hundreds of games currently supported, we have over 1,500 games that developers have asked to be on-boarded to the service. Look for weekly updates as to new games we are adding."

Video games leaving a platform are not that rare. Sometimes a better deal is offered by a competitor, or the platform removes it themselves due to some unforeseen controversy. But an entire collection of games being removed from a week old platform is something to worry about. Activision Blizzard didn’t explain why they made such a decision, but if more companies follow suit, then Geforce Now's future could be in danger.

So what do you think? Are you interested in Geforce Now? Will you wait to see if other companies jump off the service? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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