When ChatGPT was unveiled in November, it was free for all to use. Its quick surge in popularity, however, sometimes caused extended wait times for users. As a result, OpenAI added a subscription plan that would help some users avoid the wait and access other convenient perks.
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ChatGPT’s subscription plan is called ChatGPT Plus, and it costs $20/month. The paid subscription model guarantees users general access even during peak times when the free version is at capacity, and faster response times.
Plus plan subscribers also get priority access to new features and improvements, including OpenAI’s latest and greatest updates such as GPT-4, available to Plus subscribers now, and ChatGPT plugins, which will prioritize Plus users upon roll out.
How to subscribe to ChatGPT Plus
If you are looking to expand your ChatGPT usage and experience all the chatbot has to offer, here’s how you can subscribe to ChatGPT Plus.
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Can I still use ChatGPT for free?
Yes, the free version is still available for the public. With the free plan, you still get full access to the chatbot. The disadvantages of the free plan are that you won’t be able to access the bot during periods of high demand and won’t have access to the latest updates such as GPT-4.
How much is ChatGPT Plus membership?
The ChatGPT Plus membership is currently priced at $20/month. Although this amount may seem steep, it is still half of the the cost early access user’s paid at $42/month. The original price was revealed when an early access user, shared a video on Twitter showing the cost for his Plus subscription.
What are the advantages of a ChatGPT Plus membership?
The biggest perks of a ChatGPT Plus membership include priority access to the latest upgrades such as GPT-4 and ChatGPT plugins, bypassing wait times and quicker response rates.