Microsoft has introduced Xbox Game Pass for PC bringing a huge collection of games to PC for $10 a month. Game Pass for PC was already announced by Xbox Blog just before E3 2019. But no details were shared that how much it’s going to cost and what games are included. During E3 2019 presentation, Microsoft dropped more information on Game Pass and also offered a special price for Beta testers.
Early users can subscribe for $5 a month instead of paying the regular price of $10. With that said, some users are encountering issues subscribing Game Pass and downloading the Xbox Beta App on PC. If you try to install the Xbox App (Beta) on Windows 10 you will be thrown an error. Learn below how to fix Windows 10 1903 update required for PC Game Pass.
Before continuing, make sure you have met following requirements to download Xbox App on your Windows 10 PC. Don’t worry about Windows 10 update 1903 or May 2019 if it is yet not installed on your PC but go through the rest of requirements.
OS: Windows 10 (v. 1903 or higher required)
Processor: Intel Core i5-8300H; AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
GPU: NVIDIA GTX 1050; AMD Radeon RX 560
Memory: 8GB RAM, 3GB VRAM
DirectX®: DirectX 12 API
Performance scales with higher-end systems
Not supported on Windows 10S
How to Install Xbox Game Pass for PC Beta App on Windows 10 PC without Windows 10 May 2019 Update
To get the Xbox App (Beta) working, you’ll need to follow the steps mentioned below:
Click on “Update Now” button and it will start downloading Windows10Upgrade9252.exe
Now run the upgrade assistant you will see a below prompt. Click on update now and it will start downloading Windows 10 May 2019 update for your PC.
Once your update is installed, download Xbox App for Windows 10 from here. (8.24 MB)
After it’s done downloading, launch the Installer and proceed to install Xbox App.
That’s all you’ll need to do to ensure that the application is installed correctly. All you need to do is make sure you’re on the latest version of windows.
If you don’t want to update your Windows manually via upgrade assistant, you can always head to Settings> Update and Security> Check Now. If you have automatic updates enabled, then you’ll just have to restart your PC, and allow them to be installed.
Xbox Game Pass on PC Discounted for $1
Currently, the subscription is only $1 for the first month, and we recommend at least checking it out. There are tons of games already available on it, and more will be added to it as newer games are released.
If you’re interested, you can head over to this link here.