Can't wait to start gaming on Stadia? This quick start guide will provide all of the steps you need to follow to begin your Stadia adventure.
Optional: If you received a code from a hardware purchase or promotion, you can redeem it at this step.
After your Stadia account has been created, you can start playing:
- On a TV using Chromecast Ultra: Set up the Stadia Controller with the Stadia app . Note: To add your Stadia account to your Chromecast Ultra, you need to be signed into the Stadia app .
- On your computer using Google Chrome: Go to stadia.com and plug your Stadia Controller directly into your computer, or link to it wirelessly. You can also use a mouse and keyboard or a supported third-party controller.
- On a supported mobile device: Plug a compatible controller into a supported mobile device, then sign into your account on the Stadia app . You can also link a Stadia Controller wirelessly to your mobile device.