Stadia Pro Is Free For Two Months

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On Wednesday, Google announced that its online game streaming service Stadia Pro will be going free for the next two months. The service can be accessed by downloading the Stadia app either on your iOS or Android device and signing up on the website.
The free service will only be available to users in 14 countries, and it will be rolled out over the next 48 hours. Google Stadia's paid subscription normally costs $9.99 and it offers access to games like GRID and Destiny 2.

Google Stadia launched late last year and it has had a rocky release ever since the launch. Users have complained about the platform not having enough games. Google tried to address these inconveniences by adding new games to the service in the last two months, but there still hasn't been any major exclusive to pull in new players.

During these uncertain times, Stadia's Vice President, Phil Harisson, stated, "Keeping social distance is vital, but staying home for long periods can be difficult and feel games can be a valuable way to socialize with friends and family when you're stuck at home."

If you sign up for the service right now, you'll be able to play nine different games along with the Destiny collection. If you're wondering how Stadia works across different internet connection speeds, the technology adjusts the streaming load based on a user's internet speed.

"With increased demand due to more people at home during this time, we're taking a responsible approach to internet traffic. The vast majority of people on a desktop or laptop won't notice a significant drop in gameplay quality," Harrison said while mentioning the Google Stadia tech support staff is working from home.

Google also has several kits that contain some Stadia aspects in them. For example, the Chromecast Ultra is a wireless device that can be plugged directly onto a television, allowing you to access Stadia Pro.

In addition to that, Stadia games can be played via the Google Chrome web browser on Windows and Pixel devices.

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