Google’s Android OS is the world’s leading mobile operating platform and is the main go-to OS of every new smartphone which is being launched.
The parent of Android also several of its cooked Android apps and we use it every day in our life. The most common among Google’s android app is YouTube.
As we know that most of the apps made by them are free to use, albeit with some offering additional subscriptions for more exclusive features and some running advertisements for the free version.
But the year 2021 has brought some changes to Google Store and how it offering a dedicated space to its subscription offers.
Paid Services introduced by Google:
Google is an advertising business first and foremost, though, over the last few years, the company has introduced many paid services: YouTube Premium, Google One, Fi, and Stadia Pro come to mind, among many others.
Its Stadia service is a prime example of cloud gaming services and offers Play Pass to provide Android games without ads and unlocks all in-app purchases.
There’s never been a central hub where you could find Google’s subscription offers, but that’s now a thing of the past: You can see all of the company’s paid services in one place on the Google Store.
The new Subscriptions category lives in the website’s top navigation right between the Pixelbook and Special Offers, replacing the Accessories section of old (which you can now find in other categories’ sub-menus).
The subscriptions are sorted into four groups:
- Shows & Music: YouTube TV, YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium
- Gaming: Stadia Pro, Google Play Pass
- Storage & Security: Google One, Nest Aware
- Phone Plan: Google Fi
All of the plans have a Learn more link that takes you to the respective service with more details and options or instructions on how to sign up.
It’s unclear why Google decided to add its central subscriptions hub to its hardware store of all places, but it could hint at plans to make the Google Store more than just a place to get phones and devices.
it is pushing forth its Android Apps’ capabilities in 2021, and its subscription features will most prominently be one of the main hot topics of the new year.