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GTA 5 Is Coming To Xbox Game Pass In April, Along With Touch Controls For Over 50 Games

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Update - April 20: More Touch Controls have arrived for the following titles:

  • Banjo-Kazooie
  • Battle Chasers: Nightwar
  • Killer Queen Black
  • Overcooked! 2
  • Wreckfest
  • Double Dragon Neon

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Grand Theft Auto 5 will come to Xbox Game Pass via Cloud and Console on April 8, Microsoft has confirmed.

In a new blog post, Megan Spurr, Community Lead on Xbox Game Pass, confirmed that Rockstar's open-world opus will arrive this Thursday alongside Zombie Army 4: Dead War – a PlayStation Plus title for April.

You can get the full rundown of the titles arriving here.

GTA 5 Is Coming To Xbox Game Pass In April, Along With Touch Controls For Over 50 Games

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Xbox Game Pass will now support touch controls via cloud gaming on Android phones, too. The beta kicks off today.


"Today, we’re excited to share that we have been working with developers to bring you 50+ great touch-enabled games that you can now play with Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta)", the post reads.

"In addition to Minecraft Dungeons, Xbox touch controls are available with Sea of Thieves, Gears 5, Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age, Slay the Spire, and many more games."

Microsoft has also revealed that subscribers will be able to see which Game Pass titles their friends are playing from within the Game Pass menu, to allow for easier multiplayer sessions.

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