Google introduced Play Pass on Monday, a direct response to Apple Arcade. The product costs $4.99 per month, the same as Apple’s service.
Google Play Pass Makes Games and Apps Available for Monthly Subscription
The new service gives users access to games and apps for a monthly subscription.
There is a 10-day free trial available and, for a limited time, it will be available for $1.99 per month if users pay for 12 months upfront. Group Product Manager Austin Shoemaker wrote:
The Play Pass collection spans hundreds of titles, from games that help you unwind to apps that power productivity.
Available apps will be shown special tab in the Google Play Store. The service becomes available on Android Devices this week. It is initially only available in the U.S. Google also has its Stadia service, a higher-end cloud-based gaming platform.