Xbox Cloud Gaming now features over 100 touch-enabled games

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What you need to know

  • Xbox Cloud Gaming, a part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, features a way to add touch controls to supported games.
  • Microsoft has been steadily adding support for touch controls to more and more games, and has just hit a new milestone.
  • There are now well over touch-enabled 100 games available through Xbox Cloud Gaming, letting you leave the controller behind.

Microsoft just revealed the games heading to Xbox Game Pass in the second half of Oct. 2021, which also includes a fresh batch of titles that are receiving touch control support through Xbox Cloud Gaming. With the addition of 13 new touch-enabled titles, Xbox Cloud Gaming has smashed through a pretty sizeable milestone, which aims to make it even easier to play the best Xbox Game Pass games when you're on the go.

There are now over 100 touch-enabled games available through Xbox Cloud Gaming, spread across a diverse range of genres and categories. There's something for everyone here, with favorites like Minecraft Dungeons and Hades being joined by hits like Gears Tactics, The Ascent, Yakuza games, Boyfriend Dungeon, and much more.

It's always great to see more games add touch controls in Xbox Cloud Gaming, since it lets you leave the Xbox Cloud Gaming controllers behind and play with just your phone or tablet. Xbox has been adding touch controls to additional games at a pretty steady rate, so it's likely we'll see even more titles get the optimizations over the coming months. In the meantime, players now have over 100 touch-enabled games they can play right now through Xbox Cloud Gaming. If you want the full list, we keep track of all Xbox Cloud Gaming titles, including those enhanced with touch controls.

Zachary Boddy
Staff Writer

Zachary Boddy (They / Them) is a Staff Writer for Windows Central, primarily focused on covering the latest news in tech and gaming, the best Xbox and PC games, and the most interesting Windows and Xbox hardware. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life starting with the original Xbox, and started out as a freelancer for Windows Central and its sister sites in 2019. Now a full-fledged Staff Writer, Zachary has expanded from only writing about all things Minecraft to covering practically everything on which Windows Central is an expert, especially when it comes to Microsoft. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.