Microsoft hopes Xbox Two and xCloud will dominate gaming in 2020

by Madalina Dinita
Madalina Dinita
Madalina Dinita
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The new Netflix of gaming is called xCloud. With this new platform, Microsoft initiates new possibilities in the gaming arena.

xCloud will be a cloud technology that provides online game streaming services to millions of gamers across the globe. Microsoft describes the project to be a pioneer in modern gaming, providing gamers with the ultimate options to stream top quality games directly from the cloud to any gaming platform.

The new game streaming service is committed to unlock the console-quality gaming experiences on other screens as well, especially on smartphones and tablets. The xCloud allows users to enjoy a PC or console oriented game even on the screens of their smartphones using a controller or touch input controls developed by the company.

Thus, xCloud overcomes the obstacle in the way of testing multiple games allowing every user to access countless games on the cloud.

While the Xbox 2 is soon going to be launched in 2020, xCloud is thought to be improving the ranks of Xbox among the consumers. According to the Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella “We’re focused on implementing new Microsoft technologies, delivering content for new platforms and services like Xbox Game Pass, and creating exclusive games that turn players into loyal Xbox fans.”

He also believes the Xbox can utilize xCloud in exchange for its backwards compatibility and this would be an extension of Microsoft’s Xbox Games Pass service. Moreover, xCloud engineers also work to bring the Xbox games on the cloud to provide the users with the nonstop stream of Xbox games to their screens.

This online streaming service might have the enormous graphics and latency problems, but Microsoft overcomes the various latency issues in the route of with its Azure systems. The graphics and speed of the stream depends on the strength of the connection which can be amplified with a strong internet connection.

Conclusively, this new breakthrough in the technology will enable every person to relish the high-quality games on the device of their own choice.


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