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how to use Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is really good for people who enjoy playing and finding new games on Windows 10 PC. But how to access Xbox Game Pass? There are two methods for you to find Game Pass games on the premise that you have obtained a game license.

Introduction of Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft announced on May 30 that it would add Xbox Game Pass with more than 100 games to Windows. For Windows 10 users who like to play games and like to try new games, this is Microsoft's benefit. Now the Xbox Game Pass is more than just a console experience. It exists on your computer, and the content you subscribe to can be synced from your Xbox One to the Windows 10 computer.

Tip: If you want to sync files and folders, then I highly recommend you to try MiniTool software.

Xbox Game Pass on Windows 10 PC is a monthly subscription service, and you can access more than 100 games by paying $4.99 a month to buy a Game Pass (this is just an introductory price, the full price will be $9.99 per month), or spending $14.99 a month to buy Game Pass Ultimate. The latter one includes Xbox Live Gold for online multiplayer on consoles and Game Pass for Xbox One consoles, as well as Game Pass on PC.

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How to Use Xbox Game Pass on Windows 10 PC?

Since the Windows PC extension is not seamless, you can easily access the Game Pass on the home dashboard, but it takes a bit of time to find Game Pass games on your computer. So how do you find it on your computer? There are two ways to help you find Game Pass games.

But the premise of these two methods is that you need to get a Game Pass. If you have subscribed to Game Pass or Game Pass Ultimate on PC, you can ignore this step. If not, you need to purchase one.

Use the Xbox App to Access Xbox Game Pass Games

This method is the simplest and most user-friendly way to find Xbox Game Pass games, which just needs to download a free app. Then how to use Xbox Game Pass through Xbox app?

The first thing you need to do is to download the new Xbox app on Windows 10. Hence, you can go to the Microsoft Store and search for the Xbox (Beta) app.

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Then you are supposed to log in your Microsoft account. You can enjoy a more luxurious user interface than the Microsoft Store provides. In addition, the first screen you see will be Game Pass games, and you can play all the content displayed on the Xbox app.

When you have installed the games you want to play, you can launch them via the Xbox app or a shortcut created during the installation process.

Use Microsoft Store to Access Xbox Game Pass Games

How to use Microsoft Store to access Xbox Game Pass games? This method is much troublesome, but you don’t need to install any third-party software. You can find all the games that can be played on the Game Pass through the Windows Store on every Windows 10 computer.

So how to access Xbox Game Pass games using Microsoft Store?

  • First, you need to open Microsoft Store.
  • Then click the menu button on the top right section of the Storage homepage, and click My Library to see all of the content that you own.
  • Finally, search for Xbox Game Pass and click on it. Then all of the games included with Game Pass will show.

However, this view displays all Game Pass games including games that can only be played on the Xbox console, and you cannot filter the view to make Xbox One games disappear.

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