Xbox Live is officially coming to Android an iOS.



Microsoft has announced the online game service will be arrive on mobile devices, and even hinted that it could extend to the PS4 and Switch consoles in the future.

Kareem Choudhry, Microsoft's Gaming Cloud Chief, said: "We believe so strongly in community, and Xbox Live really being at the heart of our gaming community.

"If you watch what we've done, especially with 'Minecraft', over the past few years we've taken Xbox Live to as many platforms as 'Minecraft' is on as possible.

"Really uniting all those communities together with a consistent singular experience for those gamers."

It was previously rumoured that the firm planned to bring the Xbox Live service to the Switch and mobile devices, with a mind "to incorporate Xbox Live's suite of game achievements, matchmaking, social systems and more in their games and devices."

Microsoft boss Phil Spencer also teased that The Xbox Games Pass looks set to become universal to all consoles.

He reiterated that he wants to provide the subscription service to anyone using any device to play games to help the gaming world develop.

He told Geekwire: "We want to bring Game Pass to any device that somebody wants to play on.

"Not just because it's our business, but really because the business model allows for people to consume and find games that they wouldn't have played in any other space.

The aim is to use the Game Pass and Project xCloud streaming service they are working on to enable games to be streamed on any given device.

It was previously rumoured that the Game Pass is coming Nintendo Switch.

According to the YouTube channel Direct-Feed Games, Microsoft could be introducing the monthly game allowance subscription service to the handheld device.

In a recent video, they suggested: "Microsoft will further their ambitions of expanding their reach to consumers beyond the Xbox ecosystem, by introducing an Xbox app for the Nintendo Switch, that will allow use of Games Pass and support Project xCloud."