Microsoft's all-new app for mobile devices builds on its Netflix-style subscription service, Xbox Game Pass. Headed to Android and iOS, the app allows subscribers to remotely browse the service's current library while pushing games to the Xbox One's download queue.
Although the new Xbox Game Pass app hasn't formally released on mobile storefronts, Microsoft is currently distributing in-progress beta versions to select Xbox users. The Xbox Game Pass app beta for Android is now on Google's Play Store, while iOS users require a direct invite from Microsoft.
Here's what you need to know about the Xbox Game Pass app on Android, and how to download it today.
Get Xbox Game Pass app beta on Android
For those on Android, downloading the Xbox Game Pass app is relatively easy. Only a few steps lead to installing the app for free, with an immediate download across any device.
- Open the Play Store on your Android device.
- Search Xbox Game Pass on the Play Store.
- Select Xbox Game Pass from app listings.
- Select Install to begin downloading the Xbox Game Pass app beta.
Once downloaded, the Xbox Game Pass beta app and its features will be available for use.
Your thoughts on the Xbox Game Pass app
For a full breakdown of the Xbox Game Pass app and its features, be sure to check out our full hands-on with a pre-release version. In the meantime, be sure to drop into the comments section with your thoughts on Microsoft's latest mobile venture.
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