Can't wait to set up your account and start gaming on Stadia? This quick start guide provides all the steps you need 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 you sign up for Stadia and your 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 Google TV or Android TV: Using a supported device, set up the Google account you used to sign up for Stadia on Google TV or Android TV. Next, download the Stadia app onto your device, launch it in the Google TV or Android TV interface, then link a controller and launch a game to start playing.
- 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 Bluetooth® 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.