Invite people to Stadia

When you invite friends or family members to Stadia, they can sign up quickly and easily. Anyone who creates an account using your invite can receive an extra month of Stadia Pro in addition to a 1-month trial subscription if they choose to subscribe.

When someone signs up for Stadia using your invite and performs a specific action, like paying for Stadia Pro, you can receive a referral reward, like an additional month of Stadia Pro at no charge.

Note: Referral rewards are only available to non-supervised accounts in the United States and Canada. For more information, please refer to our Stadia referral promotion Terms and Conditions.

How do I invite people to Stadia?

After you create your account, you can invite people to Stadia on or in the Stadia app Stadia icon .

Note: People with supervised accounts, such as children, can invite others to Stadia, but are not eligible to receive referral rewards.

In the Stadia app

  1. On your mobile device, open the Stadia app Stadia icon.
  2. At the top of the Home screen, tap Referral Referral.
  3. Tap Invite friend.
  4. Tap where you want to share your invite.


  1. Sign in to your account on
  2. At the top of the Home screen, click Referral Referral.
  3. Click Copy link to copy the invite link to your clipboard.
  4. Share the link with the person who you want to invite to Stadia.

Referral rewards

When the person you invite to Stadia pays for a subscription to Stadia Pro after their trial subscription ends, you can get a referral reward, such as a month of Stadia Pro at no charge.

For details about the current referral reward, visit or open the Stadia app Stadia icon, then select Referral Referral at the top of the Stadia home screen.

Invite and referral reward FAQ

I received a Stadia invite. Do I need it to sign up for Stadia?
You don't need an invite to sign up for Stadia. However, if you sign up using an invite, you can receive a reward. To use an invite, just select the invite link that is shared with you.

What kind of reward do I get when I sign up using an invite?
If you sign up and choose to subscribe to Stadia Pro, you'll get an extra month of Stadia Pro in addition to your 1-month trial subscription.

I used an invite to sign up for Stadia, but didn't subscribe to Stadia Pro when I created my account. Can I still get an extra month of Pro?
Yes. If you used an invite to create your Stadia account, and the promotion is still available, you'll get a referral reward of a month of Stadia Pro when you subscribe.

What do I need in order to play Stadia?
You can play Stadia with a Stadia Controller, a compatible third-party controller or a mouse and keyboard if you're playing on a computer. Learn more about Stadia-compatible gamepads and screens.

For information about Stadia-compatible devices, refer to our quick start guide.

I invited someone to Stadia. When do I get a referral reward?
Before you receive a referral reward, the person who you invite to Stadia needs to sign up using the invite link that you share with them. Next, they need to pay for at least one month of Stadia Pro after the end of any trial period.

For information about the current reward promotion, visit or open the Stadia app Stadia icon, then select Referral Referral at the top of the Stadia home screen.

How will I receive my reward for inviting someone to Stadia?
Your reward will be automatically applied to your account if you have an active subscription to Stadia Pro. An email notifying you of the reward will also be sent to the email address associated with your Stadia account.

If you don't have an active Stadia Pro subscription, you'll have to sign up for Stadia Pro before you can receive the reward.

I invited someone to Stadia but didn't get a reward. What can I do?
Some time may need to elapse before you are eligible for a reward. For example, if the person who you invited to Stadia receives 1 month of Stadia Pro when they subscribe, and an additional month from using your invite, you won't be able to receive a reward until at least 2 months have elapsed. At the end of their trial period, they'll have the option to pay for their Stadia Pro subscription. If they do, you'll get a reward.

For additional help, please contact the Stadia support team.

If two or more people invite the same person to Stadia, who gets the reward?
Only the person whose invite was used to sign up for Stadia will receive a reward once the reward conditions have been met.

Is there a limit to how many Stadia invites I can share with people?
No. You can invite as many people to Stadia as you want.

Is there a limit to how many referral rewards I can receive?
Yes. You can receive no more than 10 referral rewards during each calendar year.

When do referral rewards expire?
You must claim a referral reward within 12 months after it becomes available to you.

I don't live in the US or Canada. Can I still receive a month of Stadia Pro when I sign up?
If you aren't a resident of the US or Canada, you'll still receive 1 month of Stadia Pro when you sign up for a new Stadia account. However, you won't be eligible for an additional month if you sign up using an invite.

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