- Google announced the launch of the Play Pass section on the Play Store on Monday.
- Play Pass will offer a curated collection of 1000+ titles across 41 categories.
- The annual subscription to Google Play pass will cost Rs 889.
Google Play Pass has finally debuted in India- over two years after its launch in the US. The subscription-based paid service brings to access to apps and games on Android, without ads and in-app purchases. Google offers Play Pass to consumers in monthly and yearly subscription options, through which they get access to a list of apps and games. The service rivals Apple Arcade that provides a similar ad-free experience on a range of games available specifically for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and Apple TV.
The Play Pass collection will feature apps and games from categories such as sports, puzzles, and more as well as action games like Jungle Adventures or Monument Valley. Apps such as Utter, Unit converter, and Audio Lab will also be included in the play pass. Google Family group managers, as registered on Google’s family app, will be able to share their Play Pass subscription with up to five other members.
“Play Pass will offer a high-quality and curated collection of over 1,000 titles across 41 categories from developers across 59 countries, including many from India. Users can get started with a one-month trial and subscribe for Rs 99 per month or Rs 889 for the year. Users can also avail a prepaid one-month subscription for Rs 109,” the company said in a statement.
Google Play Pass prices
The Google Play Pass is available for a one-month trial and subscription offer for Rs 99 per month. Users can pay Rs 889 for the year as well. There is also a prepaid one-month subscription for Rs 109. Users can share their Play Pass with five other friends and family members via the Google Family group.
The Play Pass is going to be available starting this week. To check if your device can get it, you need to open the Play Store app, tap on the profile icon on the top right and check for ‘Play Pass’. If it is available, you can click on it to begin your subscription. Once you have subscribed to the pass, you can access the collection of apps and games available under it through the Play Pass tab or check for the Play Pass ‘ticket’ while you browse through titles on the Play Store.
If you don’t see the Play Pass option yet, you’ll have to wait for a few days.
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