What Happens to Purchases if Google Kills Stadia?

A Google Stadia AMA on Reddit yesterday answered some questions about Google's planned streaming game service. Since Google is notorious for pulling the plug on projects that don't pull their weight (Wikipedia puts the number at 50), Google's Andrey Doronichev was hit with the question of what will happen to game purchases if Stadia ends up going to a farm upstate to live with a nice couple. The response is that nothing in life is certain:
We get this a lot. I hear you. Moving to the cloud is scary. I felt the same way when music was transitioning from files to streaming. I still have all my old CDs in the garage… although it's hard to find a CD player these days :)

The same happened to Movies and Photos and my Docs and other files… And it’s great! Games are no different. Eventually all of our games will be safely in the cloud too and we'll feel great about it. We’ve been investing a ton in tech, infrastructure and partnerships over the past few years. Nothing in life is certain, but we’re committed to making Stadia a success.

The games you buy on Stadia are yours to play. From day one we’ll support Takeout, so that you can download your game metadata, including saves if you want to.

Of course, it’s ok to doubt my words. Theres nothing I can say now to make you believe if you don't. But what we can do is to launch the service and continue investing in it for years to come. Exactly how we've been doing with gMail, Docs, Music, Movies and Photos. That’s exactly what we’re committed to.
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Jul 22, 2019, 11:45
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Jul 22, 2019, 11:45
 Verno
 
Sepharo wrote on Jul 19, 2019, 19:33:
You got me curious. Looks like my Google Video purchases transferred to YouTube... not the same for you?
If I go to this url logged in with the account I used to purchase them on Google Videos originally they all show up there:
https://www.youtube.com/feed/purchases

Don't take this to mean I'm defending or making excuses for Google or anything, they've killed off plenty that I like to use...


I only see some shitty Transformer movie I got a code for in a contest. I already went through this with Googles laughable support and they refused to do anything about it except issue us a gift card for $50. Around the same time on reddit there were quite a few people in the same boat, I will go dig up the old thread.
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