Google is offering free two months‘ worth of subscription for Stadia Pro. The company responds to the difficult times we are experiencing right now with the confirmed cases for Coronavirus (COVID-19) keep on rising. Google wants us to observe social distancing by giving us yet another reason to stay at home playing with some cool video games that’s available in Stadia Pro right now.
The free subscription to Stadia Pro is available to gamers in all of 14 countries that has access to Google Stadia. The offer starts in the next 48 hours.
In the next two months, you will be able to experience free access to nine (9) premium games such as GRID, Destiny 2: The Collection and Thumper. On top of that, you can also buy even more games on the Stadia store. Those games will remain in your account even after you cancel your Stadia Pro subscription.
The deal is not only open for new Stadia Pro subscribers. If you are an existing subscriber, you will not be charged for the next two months.
How to Get Stadia Pro and Start Playing for Free?
If you are a new subscriber, playing on Stadia is simple. Just follow the following steps to get started.
- Go to Stadia.com to sign up
- Download the Stadia app on Android or iOS
- Play on your laptop, desktop or 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
Google’s Stadia Pro subscription is at $9.99 per month. If you don’t want to be charged, you can always opt out of your subscription before the two-month offer expires.
It’s also important to note that Stadia is making some adjustments in terms of bandwidth usage. Due to possible increase in the number of users, they are making the resolution to default at 1080p instead of 4k. Most users won’t notice it especially people using desktop or laptop. But if you are using the Stadia app on your mobile phone, you can always choose your data usage preference.
For new users, Google has prepared a Getting Started Walkthrough so you won’t get lost along the way.