How to Refund Stadia Games for Mobile and PC

Are you worried about Google Stadia shutting down? No fear, here's how to refund your Google Stadia games.

Google just announced that their cloud-gaming service, Google Stadia, will officially close on January 18, 2023. This leads many to ask, “how to refund Stadia Games?” Luckily, we have your solution. 

Remember that this only applies to your purchased games within the last 14 days. Google has not yet announced the process for players to get refunds for their hardware, but we will update that post as soon as the information becomes available. 

How to Refund Stadia Games

To refund your Google Stadia Games, log into your profile, click or tap on your Stadia avatar, and hit Purchases and Subscriptions. Scroll down and tap the game you want to refund, and you’ll see the option to Request Refund

See below for step-by-step instructions for the Stadia mobile and desktop apps. 

How to Refund Stadia Games on Mobile

To refund Google Stadia games on mobile: 

  1. Open and log into the Stadia app
  2. Tap your Stadia avatar
  3. Hit Purchases and subscriptions
  1. Scroll down and tap the game you want to refund. 
  2. Hit Request Refund
  1. Hit Confirm

Google will then send you an email confirmation about your refund. If using the Stadia Desktop app, continue reading. 

How to Refund Google Stadia Games on Desktop

The process to refund Google Stadia games on desktop is very similar to the process of returning games on the app. 

To refund Google Stadia games on Desktop: 

  1. Log into your Stadia account
  2. Click your avatar in the top right. 
  3. Select Stadia settings
  4. Click Purchases & subscriptions
  5. Click the game you want to refund under Transaction history
  6. Hit Request Refund
  7. Click Confirm

There you have it! You now know how to refund your games before Stadia officially closes on January 18, 2023. 

It was a good run for Stadia, and we’re sad to see it go, but gamers shouldn’t lose access to their titles just because it’s gone. 

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