that Google Stadia Pro
be free for the next two months, allowing gamers in 14 countries to sample the
streaming game service. Those who are already Stadia Pro subscribers need not be
upset, you will not be charged for the next two months. Here are the
We’re facing some of the most challenging times in recent memory.
Keeping social distance is vital, but staying home for long periods can be
difficult and feel isolating. Video games can be a valuable way to socialize
with friends and family when you’re stuck at home, so we’re giving gamers in 14
countries free access to Stadia for two months. This is starting today and
rolling out over the next 48 hours.
Anyone who signs up will get two free months of Stadia Pro with instant access
to nine games, including GRID, Destiny 2: The Collection, and Thumper. You can
purchase even more games on the store, which will remain yours to play even if
you cancel your Stadia Pro subscription. If you’re already a paid Stadia Pro
subscriber, we won’t charge you for the next two months. After that, Stadia Pro
is $9.99 a month, but you can
opt out of your
subscription at any time.
If you’re new, playing on Stadia is simple:
With increased demand due to more people at home during this time, we’re
taking a responsible approach to internet traffic. For Stadia, we’ve always
adjusted bandwidth use based on a variety of in-home and local internet factors.
To reduce load on the internet further, we’re working toward a temporary feature
that changes the default screen resolution from 4k to 1080p. The vast majority
of people on a desktop or laptop won’t notice a significant drop in gameplay
quality, but you can choose your data usage options in the Stadia app.
Like so many people around the world going through this crisis, our support team
has been significantly impacted, and our customer support functions are not
running at full capacity. Please use our automated
and, as you give Stadia a try, check out these
helpful tips for setting up your home environment. Many of you will be new
to Stadia, so we’ve also posted a
Have fun, stay safe, and we look forward to playing with you on Stadia.