Mobile gaming fans may be interested in Google’s often-overlooked Play 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’s included in Google Play Pass, and how much is it?
Google Play Pass offers hundreds of Android games and apps (close to 1,000 in total). There are many titles in the library that usually cost money, and none of the content included contains any ads or in-app purchases. 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 (£5 and £30 in the UK respectively). You can share a membership with up to five other family members. You can download, install, and play each individual app and game as if you had separate subscriptions.
How to subscribe to Google Play Pass
It’s easy to subscribe on an Android device. This way:
- Open Play Store on your Android device.
- Tap your profile avatar in the top right.
- tap on play pass,
- Tap if you want to pay $5/month per month get startedOr you can save some cash and pay annually by tapping annual membership Link at $30/year.
- Select your payment method and tap to subscribe,
Once you’re subscribed, you’ll see a new tab on the far left in the Play Store app titled play pass, The content is organized into different categories, and you can find the latest additions under newor check out top charts Check it out to see what’s popular. there is also a job Children Tabs with recommendations for different ages.