One of many huge promoting factors of Stadia is that customers can go browsing and play video games proper from the Stadia web site (offered they use the Chrome browser, after all). Nevertheless, the interface there has remained easy to the purpose of frustration for some gamers. A brand new house web page design seems to be rolling out now that improves the scenario considerably — though there’s nonetheless no search bar in sight.
The refreshed UI exhibits up on the stadia.google.com house display screen, including new choices that give it a bit extra info density. Gamers now see three shortcuts on the precise facet of the display screen providing hyperlinks to video games included with Stadia Professional subscriptions, neighborhood weblog posts, and a group of recent releases.
Clicking a recreation now brings up a bit extra info on it as a substitute of only a image.
It is nice to witness the homepage get spruced up like this, however there are nonetheless some notable objects lacking. The search bar, after all, remains to be absent. Meaning you probably have a big record of video games amassed during the last 12 months, you may be doing a whole lot of scrolling. Talking of scrolling, pictures captured in video games are nonetheless positioned on the very backside, with no fast option to attain them. And whereas clicking a recreation now presents a window itemizing its classes and genres, it might be good to truly see the sport’s description as a substitute of being linked to the product web page.
This new look is probably not the revolutionary improve that solves each UI ache level, however it looks like a strong improve over the present interface. It is rolling out to customers now, however for those who aren’t seeing it but, why not try the Stadia Enhanced extension? It is perhaps a bit wonky till fixes are made to account for right now’s web site modifications, however it’s nonetheless the one option to get a search bar on Google’s personal cloud gaming platform.