A test for the service will go live on Oct. 5 for a limited number of participants. These lucky few will have the chance to play the first game to be released on the service at no additional charge. This game is the latest entry in Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series—Assassin's Creed Odyssey.
Matter could be the Bungie's first new IP since the original Destiny was released in 2014. This trademark application was filed by Bungie on September 28 to the European Union Intellectual Property Office, under the Computer Games Software and Online Entertainment Categories.
A new report from Kotaku claims that Google is very close to shipping a product, whether it is only a game streaming service or a console is yet to be discovered, which would be set to enter in competition with PlayStation and Xbox. According to Jason Schreier, the plan is based on three points: "1) Some sort of streaming platform, 2) some sort of hardware, and 3) an attempt to bring game developers under the Google umbrella, whether through aggressive recruiting or even major acquisitions."