Announcement of upcoming pricing changes for Cloud Storage

This page covers Cloud Storage pricing changes which will become effective on October 1, 2022. See the Pricing page for current prices, and see the Google Cloud announcement for the FAQ.

Changes to Always Free usage limits

  • The amount of Always Free Internet egress will increase from 1 GB per month to 100 GB per month to each qualifying egress destination.

Changes to at-rest storage pricing

Changes to multi-region pricing:

  • Nearline Storage at-rest storage pricing in multi-regions will increase from $0.010 per GB per month to $0.015 per GB per month.

  • Coldline Storage at-rest storage pricing in the asia multi-region will increase from $0.00700 per GB per month to $0.00875 per GB per month.

  • Archive Storage at-rest storage pricing in the us and eu multi-regions will decrease from $0.0040 per GB per month to $0.0024 per GB per month.

  • Archive Storage at-rest storage pricing in the asia multi-region will decrease from $0.0040 per GB per month to $0.0030 per GB per month.

Changes to dual-region pricing:

  • Standard Storage at-rest storage pricing in the nam4 and eur4 dual-regions will increase from $0.0360 per GB per month to $0.0440 per GB per month.

  • Standard Storage at-rest storage pricing in the asia1 dual-region will increase from $0.0460 per GB per month to $0.0506 per GB per month.

  • Nearline Storage at-rest storage pricing in the nam4 and eur4 dual-regions will increase from $0.0200 per GB per month to $0.0220 per GB per month.

  • Nearline Storage at-rest storage pricing in the asia1 dual-region will increase from $0.0320 per GB per month to $0.0352 per GB per month.

  • Coldline Storage at-rest storage pricing in the nam4 and eur4 dual-regions will decrease from $0.0090 per GB per month to $0.0088 per GB per month.

  • Coldline Storage at-rest storage pricing in the asia1 dual-region will increase from $0.0120 per GB per month to $0.0132 per GB per month.

  • Archive Storage at-rest storage pricing in the nam4 and eur4 dual-regions will decrease from $0.0050 per GB per month to $0.0028 per GB per month.

  • Archive Storage at-rest storage pricing in the asia1 dual-region will decrease from $0.0065 per GB per month to $0.0056 per GB per month.

Changes to operations pricing

  • Coldline Storage Class B operations pricing will increase from $0.05 per 10,000 operations to $0.10 per 10,000 operations.

  • Coldline Storage Class A operations pricing in regions will increase from $0.10 per 10,000 operations to $0.20 per 10,000 operations.

  • Coldline Storage Class A operations pricing in multi-regions and dual-regions will increase from $0.10 per 10,000 operations to $0.40 per 10,000 operations.

  • For all other storage classes, Class A operations pricing in multi-regions and dual-regions will increase to be double the Class A operations pricing in regions. For example, Standard Storage Class A operations in multi-regions and dual-regions will increase from $0.05 per 10,000 operations to $0.10 per 10,000 operations.

Changes to data replication pricing

  • Default replication pricing in the us and eu multi-regions, as well as in North American and European dual-regions, including nam4 and eur4, will increase from $0.00 per GB to $0.02 per GB.

  • Default replication pricing in the asia multi-region and in Asian dual-regions, including asia1, will increase from $0.00 per GB to $0.08 per GB.

Changes to network egress pricing

  • Reading data in a Cloud Storage bucket located in a multi-region from a Google Cloud service located in a region on the same continent will no longer be free; instead, such moves will be priced the same as general data moves between different locations on the same continent.

  • Network egress within Google Cloud will no longer depend on the monthly egress traffic you have from your bucket. Instead, pricing will be determined solely by the locations involved:

Northern America Europe Asia Indonesia Oceania Latin America
Northern America $0.02/GB
Europe $0.05/GB $0.02/GB
Asia $0.08/GB $0.08/GB $0.08/GB
Indonesia $0.10/GB $0.10/GB $0.10/GB N/A
Oceania $0.10/GB $0.10/GB $0.10/GB $0.08/GB $0.08/GB
Latin America $0.14/GB $0.14/GB $0.14/GB $0.14/GB $0.14/GB $0.14/GB

Temporary changes to Storage Transfer Service pricing

From April 2, 2022 to December 31, 2022, Storage Transfer Service is suspending many of the transfer costs that normally accrue when using the service. This temporary change is intended to help you migrate data within Cloud Storage to locations that best align with your use cases.