You need to be aware of these facts
- Google Stadia is closing on January 18th, 2023. Users will lose access to games and save data.
- Elder Scrolls Online gamers can easily transfer their characters, bought content and other items to the PC/Mac version.
- Players must login to their accounts in order to download and install the client.
Bethesda the Elder Scrolls Online Publisher has explained how Stadia users of its MMORPG may continue to play with their progress intact even after streaming gaming stops early next year.
Bethesda in its initial stages announced earlier this month Stadia players will now be able move their ESO accounts over to the PC. The account would contain characters, bought items and many more. ESO players who have registered on Stadia for ESO received emails regarding the transfer.
“With the impending shutdown of Stadia’s online service on January 18, 2023, we have granted your Elder Scrolls Online account the option to access the game on the PC/Mac platform,” the email read. This email stated that all of your Stadia progress including purchased content, character creations, achievements, inventory and other information has been kept on PC/Mac.
Sign in to your account on the ESO website. Then download the standalone client for PC and Mac. Access to the base game is $20 and can be used in conjunction with existing progress or purchased expansions.
It won’t work on console versions because ESO progress is only transferable between members of the same gaming family. Stadia used shared servers with Windows, while Xbox shared server resources between different generations.
After Google’s announcement that Stadia would be shutting down in 2013, some studios began to make contingency plans. CD Projekt RED has recently been detailed how to Cyberpunk 2077 Stadia progression to PC. Embr developers and Figment developers give away their games free You must provide proof of purchase. However, Outcasters, a Stadia multiplayer game, may not be available after Jan. 18 when servers will go offline.