Stadia Pro is now free to play games for Two months via Chrome on Linux, Mac and Windows PC. According to recent details and encouraging social distancing. But also encouraging people to play games with friends.
Since we’re facing some of the most challenging times in recent memory. Keeping social distance is vital. So this means staying home for long periods that can be difficult and feel isolating. Video games can be a valuable way to socialize with friends and family. And why not, since we’re all stuck at home. So Google is giving gamers in 14 countries free access to Stadia for two months. This is starting now and rolling out over the next 48 hours.
Anyone who signs up will get two free months of Stadia Pro. This also includes instant access to nine games. These 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. Also, if you’re already a paid Stadia Pro subscriber. You will not be charged you for the next two months. After that, Stadia Pro is $9.99 USD / $11.99 CAD / £8.99 a month. But you can opt out of your subscription at any time.
If you’re new, playing Stadia Pro Free is simple:
- Go to Stadia.com to sign up
- Download the Stadia app on Android or iOS
- Play on your laptop or desktop on Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Or a Chrome OS tablet with your favorite (HID compliant) USB supported controller or mouse and keyboard
- Play over Wi-Fi on Pixel or many supported Android phones
With increased demand due to more people at home during this time. Google is taking a responsible approach to internet traffic. For Stadia Pro, they always changing bandwidth use for in-home and local internet factors. Reducing load on the internet even further, making it easier to play for free. While 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 big drop in gameplay quality. But you can choose the best data usage option in the Stadia app. If you are using the free two months on a tablet.
Like so many people around the world going through this crisis. The support team is also significantly impacted. Since customer support functions are not running at full capacity. So if you are new to Stadia Pro on Linux, Mac or Windows PC. Please use the free automated Help Center. Give Stadia a try, check out these helpful tips for setting up your home environment. So make sure to check out the free Getting Started Walkthrough.