Microsoft’s Project xCloud is taking its next big step on September 15, 2020. That’s when Xbox Game Pass Android support will arrive. People who live in certain countries and pay for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will be able to use cloud gaming technology to play games available through the service. All someone will need is the active subscription and the app on their device.
In the announcement, Microsoft noted over 100 games will be compatible on Android devices at launch during the initial beta phase in September. Some of the games mentioned include Minecraft Dungeons and Yakuza Kiwami 2. (Recently, Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts games started showing up there too. People who use it will be able to use Xbox One controllers, original controllers from companies like 8BitDo, Power A, and Razer that are being made for this, and even the PlayStation 4 DualShock 4.
Here’s the countries where people will be able to take advantage of Xbox Game Pass Android support at launch.
- Czech Republic
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- United States
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriptions will include Android support starting on September 15, 2020. Ultimate costs $14.99 per month and gives people an active Xbox Live Gold subscription and access to Xbox Game Pass on the Xbox One, PC, and eventually Android devices. The Project xCloud preview will end on September 11, 2020.