Google Play Pass premium apps and gaming subscription service announced

Google was working on a gaming service called Play Pass and the confirmed recently confirmed that it will launch the service now. After teasers, now, Google has officially announced ‘Google Play Pass’ that allows users to enjoy apps and games without ads or in-app purchases.

Play Pass is a new subscription service from Google that gives users access to more than 350 apps and games that are completely unlocked. These don’t contain ads, in-app purchases and upfront payments, in a bid to offer a great experience to users. Family managers can also share their Play Pass subscription with up to five other family members and each family member can access Play Pass individually, so the experience won’t be affected by what others download.

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It will contain apps and games like Terraria, Monument Valley, Risk, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and AccuWeather, LIMBO, Lichtspeer, Mini Metro, Old Man’s Journey and many more. Google says that new apps and games will be added every month.

Users can access this subscription service from the dedicated ‘Play Pass’ tab in the Google Play Store and can still be found throughout the Play Store–with the name ‘Play Pass ticket’.

Pricing and Availability

Play Pass will be available to Android devices in the U.S. this week and will be coming to more countries soon. Users can get started with a 10-day free trial and subscribe for US$ 4.99/month and for a limited time, users can get Play Pass for US $1.99/month for the first twelve months, then US $4.99/month.

Author: Manoj Nagendra

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