Xbox Cloud Gaming Is Now Available On Amazon Fire TV Sticks

To the cloud!

After announcing the feature late last month, Xbox has launched its app for Amazon’s range of Fire TV sticks, enabling an incredibly affordable entry point to Xbox Cloud Gaming on any HDMI-capable device for Game Pass Ultimate subscribers.

Both the Fire TV Stick 4K and the Fire TV Stick 4K Max have access to the Xbox app , allowing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members in over 25 supported regions to access the library of available games from just about any TV or monitor. It is, essentially, what Xbox’s scrapped “Keystone” streaming device (early concept images of which just started circulating online) would have done only it’s ready for a device that’s affordable and that millions of people already have.

The app can be downloaded now and will work a number of different Bluetooth-enabled wireless controllers aside from an official Xbox Wireless Controller, including the PS5’s DualSense or the PS4’s DualShock 4. It’s clear that Xbox is intent on breaking down as many barriers as possible to get Game Pass and cloud gaming onto every screen imaginable, and this is definitely looking like the most attainable version of that yet.

Here’s everything you’ll need to get going and instructions on how to get started:

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How To Get Xbox Cloud Gaming/Game Pass On Amazon Fire TV Devices

To start playing the huge library of Xbox games available on the Xbox app for select Amazon Fire TV devices, you’ll need the following:

A compatible Amazon Fire TV device:

A compatible, Bluetooth-enabled wireless controller:

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Subscription (available here for $18.95)

Once you’ve got these, simply do the following:

  • Set up the Fire TV device (if not already)
  • Install and launch the Xbox app from your Fire TV
  • Sign in with your Microsoft account to play (or create one if you haven’t) and ensure you’ve subscribed/redeemed a subscription to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
  • Connect a compatible wireless controller, including but not limited to Xbox Wireless Controller, Xbox Adaptive Controller, PlayStation DualSense, or DualShock 4 controller
  • Get playing!