During my time at Google Play, I had the wonderful opportunity to work as the lead designer for Google Play Pass, a subscription to hundreds of games & apps, completely free of ads and in-app purchases. This was a result of years of hard work with many wonderful team members from all kinds of roles & disciplines.
"Google Play Pass has the potential to be a very big deal for the Android app ecosystem. It includes both apps and games — I know for a fact that if I signed up I’d be more likely to use a weather app that’s included than one that’s not."
"X-Box Game Pass, Apple Arcade and Google Play Pass all allow you a huge selection of options for a relatively low cost, with the latter two being a great option for those who aren't ready to commit to a console and just want to use their mobile device."
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As the lead designer, I worked with our cross-functional team to secure an awesome catalog of games & apps, and craft a user experience from start to finish. Google Play Pass finally launched, in the US, on September 23, 2019. The team is working on exciting new things for the program, so stay tuned!