Play games on Stadia with no subscription or charge

If you have a Stadia account, select games can be added to your library and played with no Stadia Pro subscription, credit card, or additional purchase required.

How do I play these games?

Before you can play, you'll need to create a Stadia account on your computer or mobile device. After you create your account:

On your computer

  1. On your computer, sign into your account on stadia.com.
  2. Select Store.
  3. Find and select a game that's available at no charge.
  4. Select Play and then Play Stadia Play button.

In the Stadia app

  1. On your mobile device, open the Stadia app Stadia icon.
  2. Tap Store.
  3. Find and tap a game that's available at no charge.
  4. Tap Play and then Play Stadia Play button.

After you launch the game, it will appear in your library and can be played at no charge for as long as you have an active Stadia account.

Note: Some users may experience wait times when playing games on Stadia at no charge.

Purchasing add-ons

In some cases, you can purchase add-ons for games in the Stadia store, even if the base game is added to your library at no charge. Just go to the Stadia store and then select the add-on you want to purchase and then select Buy.

FAQ

Are the games I add to my library and play at no charge mine to keep? Do they include the full game?
These are full games that you can play without a Stadia Pro subscription and keep at no charge. In some cases, other versions of the game may be available in the store for purchase. Check with the game's publisher for more information.

Can I unlock achievements in these games?
Yes. If the game has achievements, you'll be able to unlock them during gameplay.

I have Stadia Pro. What happens to my game if I don't renew my subscription?
If your Stadia Pro subscription ends, any games you've added to your library using the above steps will remain in your library and will be playable at up to 1080p and 60 fps. Note that games you claimed as part of your Stadia Pro subscription will not be playable until you resubscribe to Stadia Pro.

Do supervised members of a family group need their family manager's approval to play these games?
Yes. Players with supervised accounts will need their family manager's approval before they can play these games, even if they didn't purchase them. Also, supervised users won't be able to play any games with a content rating above what has been allowed for them by their family manager.

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