In August, Google has its own games and apps subscription as a competitor Apple Arcade, which started last week with iOS 13, has already been tested, this week the service will start for $ 5 a month – initially only in the US, but other countries will follow suit.
Early Birds pay $ 1.99 in the first year
The service includes around 350 games and applications available to subscribers at no additional charge, eliminating the need for in-app purchases, and eliminating advertisements – all content is fully unlocked through subscription. A free trial period for the Google Play Pass includes ten days for the user to try the service first. Then it costs $ 4.99 per month and can be terminated at any time – the price announced in advance in August is thus confirmed and is identical to the price of Apple Arcade. US customers who purchase a Google Play Pass subscription by October 11 will receive their first year service for only $ 1.99 per month.
The Google Play Pass includes both familiar games and apps such as Terraria, Monument Valley, Risk, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and AccuWeather, as well as lesser-known titles such as Limbo, Lightspear, Mini Metro and Old Man's Journey.
New tab in the Play Store for passport content
In order for subscribers to easily find the games and apps available to them through the Google Play Pass, they will be featured in the Google Play Store An additional tab called the "Play Pass" will be displayed to access all included apps. In the Play Store itself, the apps are also provided with a small emblem to be easily recognized.
Play Pass as a family also divisible
Users of a Family Library on Google Play can also share the Play Pass with up to five family members, and use of the service by one user does not affect or restrict others.