After spending some time in beta as xCloud, Microsoft finally released Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming on Android. This lets you play a range of Xbox titles on your smartphone, and you don’t even need a console or PC to do so. Making it an excellent entry point to gaming.
As long as you have an Android smartphone or tablet, a Game Pass Ultimate subscription, and a decent internet connection, you’ll be able to enjoy everything Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming has to offer.
In this article, we explain how to get Xbox Game Pass up and running on your Android device.
What Are the Minimum Specs for Xbox Game Pass on Android
The list of essentials for Game Pass streaming on your phone is pretty short. Here’s what you need:
- A compatible mobile device: Android version 6.0 or greater, Bluetooth version 4.0+
- A compatible Xbox Wireless Controller with Bluetooth (controller mount optional but recommended)
- 5GHz Wi-Fi or mobile data connection 10Mbps download speed (also works on 2.4Ghz)
- The Xbox Game Pass app
If you’re unsure which version of Android you’re currently running, just head to Settings > About Phone > Software Information. Devices running Android 6.0 or greater