Xbox has just announced that on September 15, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will be able to stream more than 100 games from the cloud on their Android phone or tablet. The service will be tested in 22 markets to ensure stability ahead of a desired worldwide release.
Some of the most exciting games that will be playable on the go are Minecraft Dungeons, Destiny 2, Tell Me Why, Gears 5, Yakuza Kiwami 2. Xbox also confirmed that future Xbox Game Studios are part of Xbox Game Pass, which means that Game Pass subscribers can play those games on the day of launch.
As the world around us changes and entertainment is readily available no matter the device, it’s our vision to make games accessible in a variety of scenarios. All the experiences you expect on Xbox and your gaming profile travel with you on mobile, including your friends’ list, achievements, controller settings, and saved game progress. You can continue your Gears 5 campaign while traveling away from your home console, or if a sibling or roommate is using the TV you can still complete strikes with friends in Destiny 2.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is a $14.99 monthly subscription service, new subscribers can subscribe now for $1 for the first month, which will grant the user access to several games playable on console and PC, other benefits include discounts, deals, perks, and Xbox Live Gold.
Xbox has confirmed that the service will be available on 22 markets at launch including Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Xbox also announced a partnership with Razer, PowerA, 8BitDo, and Nacon to create all-new accessories specifically designed for cloud gaming. The gaming accessories are a must for gaming on the go and there is already a vast selection of devices such as travel controllers that fit in any bag, and exclusive Xbox-branded controllers that split apart and attach to the side of your phone and regular controllers. Xbox also affirms that Xbox One and PlayStation’s DualShock 4 is supported via Bluetooth.