Mobile game fans might be interested in often overlooked Google game pass subscription service. Play Pass is an affordable way to get a mix of games and apps on your Android phone, including some of our picks for the best mobile games. We have all the details and some recommendations for you.
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What does Google Play Pass include and how much does it cost?
Google Play pass offers hundreds of Android games and applications (nearly 1,000 in total). The library offers plenty of titles that usually cost money, and there are no ads or in-app purchases in any of the included content. Apps and games that typically contain ads or in-app purchases are ad-free with additional content unlocked with Play Pass.
If you want to subscribe, you can pay $5 per month or $30 per year (respectively £5 and £30 in the UK). You can share a subscription with up to five other family members. You can each download, install and play different apps and games as if you had individual subscriptions.
How to subscribe to Google Play Pass
It’s easy to subscribe on an Android device. Here’s how:
- Open the Play Store on your Android device.
- Tap your profile avatar in the top right.
- Press on game pass.
- If you want to pay monthly at $5/month, tap Beginor you can save money and pay annually by tapping the annual subscription link at $30/year.
- Select your payment method and press Subscribe.
Once subscribed, you will see a new tab in the Play Store app on the far left titled game pass. The content is organized into different categories, and you can find the latest additions under Newor consult The hit parade to see what’s popular. There is also a practical Children tab with recommendations for different ages.