On February 1, 2023, the developers of ChatGPT, OpenAI, announced on their website the launch of ChatGPT Plus. ChatGPT Plus will be a paid service that provides uninterrupted and improved services to users. From an industry development perspective, charging for AI chatbots is inevitable.
OpenAI has just launched its latest ChatGPT subscription plan, ChatGPT Plus, available for $20/month and released on February 1st, 2023 on the OpenAI website. Currently, the registration entry for ChatGPT Plus is not yet open and the first batch of users will only be available for the US and selected via the existing waitlist. To everyone’s surprise, the free version of ChatGPT will still be available for public use. OpenAI stated that they will expand this service to more countries and regions as soon as possible.
ChatGPT Plus compared to the free version of ChatGPT will bring a comprehensive upgrade in user experience, saving time and enhancing smoothness, which is particularly important for those who use ChatGPT for creation
ChatGPT Plus does not have a separate login entrance now. Based on past experience, ChatGPT Plus will still use an OpenAI account. If you do not have an OpenAI account, you can sign up for one first. You can click here to see the specific steps.
The Open AI announcement also mentioned some future plans, focusing on the ChatGPT API, which is expected to be a service for developers. For details, please refer to the original text: “We plan to refine and expand this offering based on your feedback and needs. We’ll also soon be launching the (ChatGPT API waitlist), and we are actively exploring options for lower-cost plans, business plans, and data packs for more availability.”
ChatGPT and ChatGPT Plus are AI Chatbots developed by OpenAI. ChatGPT is a free version that may experience delays due to high user volume, while ChatGPT Plus is a paid version that requires a yearly payment of $20 for better service and the latest features.
The OpenAI announcement said that they will invite US users to experience in its waitlist First .