Use Microsoft's xCloud to play Xbox games from your phone

If you subscribe to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, you likely now have access to Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming abilities, and can immediately jump into one of more than 150 games. Many more games will come later this quarter, when the EA Play catalogue of games gets added. It’s possible that you might already have all the necessary components to make it happen – on Android. Apple hasn’t made an exception for any game streaming service to exist on its App Store. A subscription to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, the Microsoft service that costs $14.99 per month and also provides a catalogue of Game Pass games on both console and PC, as well as Xbox Live Gold for online multiplayer, and discounts on games. An Android phone or tablet that’s running Android 6.0 Marshmallow or later, and has Bluetooth 4.0 or greater. You’ll need such a device to download the app from the Google Play Store. Microsoft is working to adapt on-screen touch controls for some of its games when a controller isn’t available, though that feature is limited. Microsoft suggests connecting to your router via a 5GHz Wi-Fi signal, but you should have download speeds of at least 10Mbps for a good experience.