Frequently Asked Questions
With Project xCloud (Preview) players can play Xbox games on their mobile phone or tablet directly from the cloud, including favourites such as Devil May Cry 5, Tekken 7, Gears 5, Forza Horizon 4, and many more — no waiting for downloads.
Both programs allow players to stream Xbox games to their mobile device. The programs differ based on the types of games you can play and hardware needed.
Xbox Console Streaming (Preview) requires an Xbox One console with games installed, either owned games or Xbox Game Pass titles for Xbox Game Pass members. Players using Xbox Console Streaming (Preview) can stream Xbox One games installed on their console to their mobile device.
Project xCloud (Preview) streams games directly from the cloud to a player’s mobile device and does not require an Xbox console. Players can quickly stream Xbox favourites such as Gears 5 and Sea of Thieves - no downloads required.
At this time we are limiting Project xCloud (Preview) to selected countries only. Please stay tuned for more news on regional availability.
It will be a multi-year journey to deliver this technology to gamers around the world at the quality we want to meet, so we will be adding more regional availability as we learn more and create a great game streaming experience.
We do not support touch controls at this time - you will need an Xbox controller with Bluetooth support.
While this will be a multi-year journey to deliver at the scale and quality that we want, we have begun a public preview so we can learn more from a high volume of real-world use-case scenarios. We look forward to sharing more in the near future.