Play a game

Gaming on your phone is a truly social experience. Xbox, Microsoft's gaming service, lets you play games with your friends and use your gamer profile to keep track of game scores and achievements. You can do this online, on your Xbox console, and on your phone in the Games hub.

Tap games iconGames.

  1. Swipe to collection, and select a game. If it's an Xbox game, sign in to your Xbox account. If you don't yet have an account, you can create one. Xbox is not available in all areas.

    Tip: You can pin your favorite games to the start screen. In the collection view, tap and hold the game, and tap pin to start.

Get more games

  1. You can get new games from Store. Swipe to collection, and tap get more games.

Accept an invitation to play a game

  1. Sign in to Xbox, swipe to notifications, and tap the invitation. If you don't have the game, but it is available in your area in Store, you can either download a trial version or buy it right away.

Resume playing a game

  1. When you return to a game, there may be a resume icon in the game itself. If not, tap the screen.