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If you own Google Stadia Founder's Edition, you can now use your Buddy Pass

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If you managed to pick up the Google Stadia Founder's Edition before it sold out, you can now use your Buddy Pass which has been unavailable up until now. 

The announcement came via Stadia's official Twitter account, along with a set of instructions on how to go about gifting your Buddy Pass to a friend or how to redeem it if one of your friends has chosen you as the recipient.

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The Buddy Pass essentially lets you send a three month free trial of the Stadia Pro subscription to a friend. Once the trial period has ended, you can choose whether to cancel the subscription or continue with the normal monthly charge.

The Stadia launched on November 19 with 22 games, though ten of those were only announced the day before release. The line-up does seem a little lacklustre and adding Farming Simulator 19 and Tomb Raider Definitive Edition to the Pro subscription yesterday has done little to remedy this. The technology itself seems promising though, despite early teething troubles, such as reports of overheating.

If you're curious about how it performs, you can check out Joanna's thoughts on her time with the Stadia.

Sarah's earliest gaming memories involve playing Jet Set Willy on the ZX Spectrum at a friend's house. These days, and when not writing guides, most of her spare time goes into MMOs—though she's quite partial to JRPGs too. She has spent much of the last decade playing the likes of Star Wars: The Old Republic, TERA, Final Fantasy 14, and World of Warcraft. Sarah has been writing about games for several years and, before joining PC Gamer, freelanced for the likes of TechRadar, GamingBible, and Rock Paper Shotgun. One of her fondest hopes is to one day play through the ending of Final Fantasy X without breaking down into a sobbing heap. She probably has more wolves in Valheim than you.