How to play Starfield on Xbox One

Are you trying to find out how to play Starfield on your Xbox One console? Find out how to play Bethesda's space RPG on your last-gen console here

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Starfield, Bethesda’s brand-new RPG set in space, looks absolutely breathtaking. As we’ve come to expect from the company that developed games like Fallout, Skyrim, and Oblivion, Starfield will feature hundreds of star systems to explore, as well as more than 1,000 planets to touch down on with your custom-made spaceship and crew. But, how do you play Starfield on Xbox One?

Due to Starfield being Bethesda Game Studio’s first full game after the launch of the newest Xbox and PlayStation consoles, the game is only coming to Xbox Series X|S and PC natively. However, there is a way you can jump in and play the game if you are stuck with a last-generation Xbox and looking for more of the best Xbox games to play.

How to play Starfield on Xbox One

You can play Starfield on Xbox One when it releases on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, by subscribing to Game Pass Ultimate and streaming the game with Xbox Cloud Gaming included in your subscription. To do this, you will need the latest update on your console installed.

Once you have subscribed you can play additional games on top of Starfield via Xbox Cloud Gaming. After clicking on Starfield or any game icon with cloud gaming support, you will see a tab that says “Play” with a cloud icon next to it. Selecting that option will boot the game and allow you to play over the internet, streaming it.

Upon launch, you can begin exploring the many Starfield planets, Starfield cities, and decking out your characters with some of the best Starfield weapons. Until then, you will just have to watch the latest deep dive from the June 2023 Xbox and Starfield Showcase.

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Now you know how to play Starfield on Xbox One once the Starfield release date lands, you can take a look at some other great Xbox Game Pass games to play while you wait, or check out other picks from The Loadout when it comes to the best Xbox RPGs on the platform.