It looks like Google is preparing to open Stadia to a wider audience. The company announced on the 8th that new and existing users in 14 countries will receive two months of Stadia Pro for free - and, most importantly, that anyone can sign up.
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Google Stadia Pro typically costs $ 10 a month and currently provides access to nine games: Destiny 2: The Collection, Grid, Gylt, Metro Exodus, Steamworld Dig 2, Steamworld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech, Thumper, Serious Sam Collection, Spitlings and Stacks on Stack (on Stacks). Professional subscribers can also play in 4K if their Internet connections can support 5.1 audio, while the free level will be limited to 1080p and stereo audio.
Google did not specify in which countries the Stadia Pro offer will be available and, no matter where you live; You may find that it is not yet available in your area: the ad says that the deployment will take place "within the next 48 hours"; From the 8th of April.
The good news is that the “no obligation” policy remains: you can sign up, enjoy free months and leave. You will lose access to free games, but keep the ones you bought on the platform.
How will Google Stadia handle the demand?
Google also said that, with so many people now playing at home; Will adopt a YouTube-like policy to reduce the use of Google Stadia bandwidth; Temporarily reducing the standard resolution from 4K to 1080p. Most people will not notice a “significant drop” in quality, but if you do, you can increase the video to 4K in the Stadia app. He also warned that Stadia's support team is currently running at full capacity; Therefore, if you are having problems, it is recommended to contact the automated Help Center. So, read this guide before you start gambling!