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How to Cancel a Stadia Pro Subscription 2021

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What to Know

Log into your Stadia account > Stadia Settings > Purchases & Subscriptions > Unsubscribe to cancel your subscription.Your subscription will end on the next billing date, not the date you cancel.Any purchased games remain yours to play regardless of a Stadia Pro membership.

This article shows you how to cancel a Stadia Pro subscription and explains what happens to any purchased games you may have on Google Stadia, as well as any other restrictions tied to your Google Stadia account. 

How to Cancel a Stadia Pro Subscription From Your Web Browser

If you've decided to unsubscribe from Google Stadia, the process is pretty straightforward once you know where to look. Here's how to cancel a Stadia Pro subscription from your browser. 

While other browsers may work, Google recommends you use Chrome to interact with all things Google Stadia.

Go to Stadia's site.

Click Sign In to log in.

Click your profile image.

Click Stadia Settings.

Click Purchases & subscriptions.

Click Unsubscribe.

Click one of the options to explain why you're canceling.

Click Next.

Click Yes, Cancel.

Your account is now canceled as of your next billing date.

How to Cancel a Stadia Pro Subscription From the Stadia App

If you want to cancel your Google Stadia subscription via the Stadia app, the process is similar. Here's how to cancel a Stadia subscription via your phone. 

The process is the same on Android and iOS; The screenshots below demonstrate the iOS version of Google Stadia.

Open the Google Stadia app.

Tap your profile image.

Tap Purchases & subscriptions.

Tap Cancel Subscription.

Tap a reason why you're canceling your subscription.

Tap Next.

Tap Yes, Cancel.

Your account is now canceled from your next billing date.

What Happens When You Cancel a Stadia Pro Subscription?

Even if you're determined to cancel your Stadia Pro subscription, it's still helpful to know just what that means for you. Here's a quick rundown on what happens when you cancel your subscription.

The subscription ends on your next billing date. If you've still got some time left on your monthly billing, you can still play until the date of when your next payment would be required.You lose access to any games you claimed for free while a member. If you've claimed a free game while being a Stadia Pro member, you can't play it once your subscription has ended. You can still play purchased games. Any games you've purchased, whether as a Stadia Pro member or otherwise, remain yours. You can continue to play anything you bought via Google Stadia without needing a Stadia Pro subscription.Canceling will reduce the quality of your stream. Stadia Pro subscribers can play games in up to 4K quality and 5.1 surround sound. If you're a regular Stadia user, the stream will downgrade to a 1080p stream with stereo sound.You can still buy new games. While you can't stream games for free anymore, you can continue to purchase new games via Google Stadia. You won't benefit from a Stadia Pro discount, though.