Microsoft has announced that Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will be available in September as part of its Project xCloud streaming service for mobile devices.
Announced in one Xbox news postThe subscription-based service will be available for Android phones and tablets for the first time on September 15. It is not yet known when Project xCloud will be available on other mobile devices.
Earlier this year, Project xCloud was announced to be available for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. By streaming to a mobile device, subscribers do not incur any additional costs and players can pick up and play their game library anytime, anywhere.
More than 100 titles will be available to launch, and the company has released several titles, including: Minecraft dungeons, Fate 2, tell me why, Gears 5, and Yakuza Kiwami 2. First-party Xbox titles are available in Game Pass on consoles and PCs from day one. Microsoft plans to follow Project xCloud so that the titles can be streamed from the day of their release.
In addition, the Xbox experience is transferred to mobile devices with game profiles, friend lists, achievements, controller settings and saved game progress, all of which are available on the user's mobile device.
Games can be played with an Xbox One Bluetooth wireless controller or PlayStation DualShock 4 controllers. Microsoft has partnered with Razer, PowerA, 8BitDo, and Nacon to develop brand new accessories specifically for cloud games. Numerous accessories such as phone clips, travel controls, and exclusive Xbox controls are released that split up and attach to the side of your phone.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will initially be available to Android users in 22 areas, including the United Kingdom and the United States. The program will continue to open once the company "can ensure stability to scale functionality to millions of players."
Xbox recently unveiled its brand new store design, which will slowly become available to Xbox Insider members before it becomes publicly available. The new update is said to be "faster, safer and more user-friendly than ever".