Redeeming a Stadia code

Where is my Stadia Founder’s Edition or Premiere Edition invite code?

You will receive your invite code in an email sent to the same email address that you used to purchase your Founder's Edition or Premiere Edition.

Unlock Stadia with your Founder's Edition or Premiere Edition invite code

To redeem your Founder’s Edition or Premiere Edition invite code, you’ll need to have the Stadia app installed on your mobile device. You can download the Stadia app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.

  1. On your mobile device, open the Stadia appStadia icon.
  2. Enter your 16-digit code that was sent to you via email.
  3. Tap Unlock.
  4. Follow on screen instructions to create your Stadia account.

Share or redeem Stadia with a Buddy Pass invite code

Stadia Founders can grant a three month free trial of Stadia Pro to a friend by sending them a Buddy Pass. Redeeming a Buddy Pass gets you all these perks:

  • 3 months of a Stadia Pro subscription (Note: A credit card will be required)
  • Access free games, discounts, and 4K HDR streaming during the 3-month subscription period and for as long as you're subscribed
  • Exclusive early access to Stadia via the 3-month Stadia Pro subscription

Note: If the Founder returns their bundle, any unused Buddy Pass invite codes will become invalid.

Find and share the Buddy Pass invite code

Shortly after you’ve received your Stadia package, a Buddy Pass invite code will be generated. When the Buddy Pass is ready, your Stadia app will have a new ticket.

To find and share the Buddy Pass invite code:

  1. On your mobile device, open the Stadia appStadia icon.
  2. Tap the ticketand thenSend code.
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts and choose how you’d like to send the code.

Redeem the Buddy Pass invite code

To redeem your Buddy Pass code, you’ll need to have the Stadia app installed on your mobile device. You can download the Stadia app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

  1. On your mobile device, open the Stadia appStadia icon.
  2. Enter your 16-digit code that you received from your Founder buddy.
  3. Tap Unlock.
  4. Follow on screen instructions to create your Stadia account.
If you upgrade from Buddy and purchase a Premiere edition, you will receive a new Premiere code via email which you can give to a friend. The new Premiere code cannot be stacked upon your current Buddy Pass.
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