Grand Theft Auto 5 is one of the biggest games of all time and the good news is that fans still have a next-gen remaster to anticipate for sometime in 2021. However, with news that it has returned to Xbox Game Pass, some people are asking: is GTA 5 coming to mobile? Here you’ll discover when and how to play the game on mobile provided you’re an Android user who boasts a certain Xbox Game Pass subscription.

One of the biggest reasons the fifth instalment in the legendary series remains so popular today after its initial release in 2013 is because of its Online counterpart. Rockstar have recently embedded a fan-made fix to improve loading times and this resulted in said modder being paid $10,000.

While the above is a neat story, below you’ll discover how to play GTA 5 on mobile via Xbox Game Pass.

GTA 5 Xbox Game Pass

Grand Theft Auto 5 has now returned to Xbox Game Pass.

The title has been on Xbox Game Pass before, but GTA 5 has now returned for fans to enjoy in what is a stellar month for April 2021.

Not only do Microsoft subscribers get to enjoy the hot weather and beautiful beaches of Los Santos, but other games for this month include Rain On Your Parade and MLB The Show 21.

Pokémon Legends Arceus: A familiar region. A new story.

The latter is especially notable as it’s a Sony Interactive Entertainment published title, although Sony have made it clear that it wasn’t their decision to put the game on Microsoft’s subscription service.

Either way, this month is an incredible one for Xbox enthusiasts.

How to play Grand Theft Auto 5 on mobile

You need an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription to play Grand Theft Auto 5 on mobile.

In addition, you also need at least an Android version 6.0 and Bluetooth version 4.0 to play GTA 5 on mobile via Xbox Game Pass.

As well as all of the above, Microsoft’s website also says that you need to download the Xbox Game Pass app from either the Google Play or Android store.

Lastly, you also need 5 GHz WiFi or mobile data connection 10 Mbps down, as well as controller with bluetooth enabled.

The Ultimate subscription costs £10.99 a month, and it comes with a Cloud beta for gaming.

Check out Microsoft’s website to find an FAQ about their Cloud service.