Google Stadia Pro’s January free games are now available

If you have a Google Stadia Pro subscription then you’ll be glad to know that January’s free games are now available to redeem from the service for no extra charge. Those games are Rise of the Tomb Raider and Thumper.


To claim these games just follow these handy tips from Google:

  1. Open the Stadia app.
  2. Tap Store at the bottom of the home screen.
  3. Scroll down to the ‘Stadia Pro games’ section of the store, then tap See all.
  4. Tap the game that you want to claim as a Stadia Pro subscriber.
    1. These games will have a ‘Free’ tag with a strikethrough price.
  5. Tap Claim to add it to your library.

Much like other subscription services these games will only be accessible for as long as you have your subscription. Should the subscription expire then you will lose access to the titles. If you are yet to play any of these games then check out our reviews of them. In the Rise of the Tomb Raider review Dave wrote:

Rise of the Tomb Raider is an action-packed tour-de-force that, while derivative at times, is a fantastic romp from beginning to end. This sequel learns some of the lessons of its predecessor by making the game more like a recognisable Tomb Raider game, while at the same time implementing some new features and impressive visual design. While not quite the globetrotting adventure some were hoping for, Rise of the Tomb Raider is well worth playing.

You can read the full review here. In our Thumper review Dom said the following when the game was a purely VR title.

If you’re a fan of rhythm action games, Thumper is amongst the most intense, pure, and singular experiences within the genre, and its release for the PSVR should make it utterly essential for anyone that owns Sony’s headset.

You can read the full Thumper review here.

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