Available now, Xbox Insiders in the Alpha and Alpha Skip-Ahead rings in the US and UK, can now try a preview of Xbox Console Streaming. Play your owned and installed Xbox One games, including Xbox Game Pass titles, on an Android phone or tablet remotely from your home console.
Xbox Console Streaming (Preview): What you need to know
Here’s what you need to know and can expect from Xbox Console Streaming (Preview):
- You need to be an Xbox Insider in the US and UK with a console enrolled in the Alpha or Alpha-Skip-Ahead rings to participate in the preview.
- We will expand the preview to more rings and regions in the future. If you’re interested in joining the Xbox Insider program, you can find more information here.
- To participate in the Xbox Console Streaming preview, Insiders need:
- A phone or tablet running Android 6.0 or higher, with Bluetooth 4.0.
- A Bluetooth-enabled Xbox One Wireless Controller.
- While not required, we recommend a controller mount for those gamers testing on a phone.
- Download the Xbox Game Streaming (Preview) app from the Google Play Store:
- The app will guide you through setting up Xbox Console Streaming on your enrolled Xbox One, including performing a test to ensure your home network, console and controller are ready for Xbox Console Streaming:
- The network test ensures your console’s network connection and setup meet the minimum requirements:
- NAT type: Open or Moderate
- Upstream bandwidth: At least 4.75 Mbps required, 9 Mbps preferred
- Network latency: 125 ms or less required, 60 ms or less preferred
- Console settings: Power setting must be Instant-on
- For help with improving your console’s setup, visit the Xbox Support website.
- For additional Game Streaming help, check out the Game Streaming Support Hub, or ask questions and join the discussion at the Xbox Insider Subreddit.
- We encourage you to test Xbox Console Streaming with a wide variety of Xbox One games, although original Xbox and Xbox 360 backward-compatible titles are not supported at this time.
We are eager to have you join us in building the best experience for Xbox gamers on all devices. Your input is crucial as we continue to improve, innovate, and expand to bring Xbox Console Streaming to all Xbox gamers. We couldn’t do it without the efforts of our fans and the gaming community.
For more information, please visit https://www.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-game-streaming/console-streaming