Project xCloud lands this fall, lets you stream games on all platforms
The gaming community is eagerly waiting to get more details regarding Microsoft’s Project xCloud platform. Well, the company finally unfolded some details about xCloud during a press briefing at E3 2019.
The company disclosed that it is planning to use a hybrid approach for this project. Microsoft says that it is working on a cloud service.
According to the company, the current and forthcoming Xbox One games will enjoy compatibility with the cloud-based game streaming service.
With Console Streaming from your Xbox One you'll be able to:
✅ Turn your Xbox One into your own personal console server
✅ Stream your Xbox One library, including Xbox Game Pass, for free
— Xbox ➡️ E3 (@Xbox) June 9, 2019
Microsoft also announced that players will be using their Xbox One consoles to stream games on other devices. This is possible only through the Project xCloud service.
Currently, players can only use the Xbox app for streaming games on their PCs. Project xCloud will allow them to enjoy existing games installed on other devices.
This means that you can use your Xbox One as your very own xCloud server. The Xbox team explains that you can:
Play the games you want, on the devices you want, whenever you want. Project xCloud has big plans, and they’re kicking off this year.
Microsoft announced the launch date of the official preview of Project xCloud for October 2019. The company has not listed the requirements for data consumption, framerates and display resolutions. Microsoft did say that players would no longer need to pay for streaming games.
We’re sure that gamers who are looking for portable play options will love this project.
Let us know what you think about Project xCloud in the comments below.
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