TL; DR: The latest in Apple’s war versus cloud video gaming comes in the kind of squashing a workaround created by its own customers used to play Stadia on Apple devices. The elimination comes over a month after Apple initially approved and allowed it on the App Shop.
Despite having stated that it is not prohibiting game-streaming apps from iPhones and iPads, Apple has made it so difficult for services like Stadia, GeForce Now, and Xbox Video game Pass to enter the App Shop that it might too have prohibited them outright. It has gotten so bad that even a previous Apple executive contends that the Cupertino powerhouse is using its App Shop policies as a weapon. Those still not encouraged of this need only look at the current of Apple’s prohibited apps.
Last month, some Reddit users found out a workaround to get Stadia working on Apple devices. It involved a homebrewed iOS web browser called “Stadium” that permits those with Arena account to login to the platform’s web app and play through it. Naturally, word got out that this was a feasible