The Play Pass subscription which will allow access to applications and games from Google Play Store in unlimited "comes soon". The service covers a need that remained to be met on the Google platform. Under a model similar to the Microsoft Xbox Game Pass or Sony PS Now, Play Pass offers free access to hundreds of applications and paid games for a monthly subscription.
It's been several months since the leaks announced a Play Pass subscription on the Google Play Store. Through a tweet published on the account Twitter of the platform, Google announces an imminent launch. "It's almost time. Google Play Pass is coming soon, "can we indeed read. After several months of testing, everything is almost ready for the launch whose period was not chosen at random knowing that the launch of the competitor service Apple Arcade expected to be announced today during KeynoteApple.
Play Pass: Google announces launch for soon
The price of the service has not yet been mentioned by Google but according to a recent publication of Android Police, the Google Play Pass should cost € 4.99 per month with a free trial of 10 days to test. It will offer several advantages to subscribers the lack of advertisements in the applications and games of the catalog, but also the lack of in-app purchases. For the moment, the exact content of the catalog is not yet known. According to a screenshot of the service that leaked a few weeks ago, there are several popular games from Google Play Store including Stardew Valley which recently made its debut on Android for 7 €.
Finally, one of the strengths over which the competitor Apple Arcade will be able to count, it is the presence of several exclusive games in the catalog. For the service of Google, nothing is sure yet, but this is an aspect that will be important for the attractiveness of the platform.
It's almost time – Google Play Pass is coming soon. pic.twitter.com/vTbNmRehLm
– Google Play (@GooglePlay) September 9, 2019