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How to play Xbox One games on PC (without console)

You don’t need to buy the console to play Xbox One games, with your PC, you can enjoy many of the games, see how in this article.

Note: nothing illegal is being done here as HP, Microsoft, and others actually allows this.

To play Xbox One (and even Xbox Series X|S games) on your PC, you only need the Xbox Play Anywhere tool. Before you go on, here is a list of popular Xbox games you can play on your PC without owning a console:

  • Halo Infinite (Campaign)
  • Just Cause 4 – Complete Edition
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Asphalt 9: Legends
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Resident Evil 7 biohazard
  • Back 4 Blood
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Forza Horizon 5 and more (about 200+ games)

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Here is how to download Xbox Play Anywhere on your PC

play Xbox One games on PC

1. Go to with your PC

2. Next, log into your Microsoft account

3. Install games with the Xbox Play Anywhere tool on your PC

4. Finally, once properly installed, you can launch the game from your Microsoft Store.

Ensure that your PC specs match the game’s specifications requirements before paying for it. In addition, make sure that you get a third-party controller (preferably, an Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S controller) to play the games with.

The game maker says that you can use PC running Windows 10 and newer to play some of its games without needing to splash money on a console. Yet, the warning in using this method is that your choices are limited.

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