A first look at Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service for Windows PCs

Microsoft has started testing its Project xCloud game streaming service for Windows 10 PCs this week. The software giant is making the preview version, which lets you stream Xbox games to a PC, available to all Microsoft employees. The Verge has been able to obtain exclusive screenshots of how xCloud will work on PCs.

Microsoft has developed an Xbox Game Streaming app for Windows 10 that will be available in the Windows Store. Much like the Android or iOS versions, the app requires a Bluetooth Xbox One controller, a Microsoft account, and a good internet connection. The PC app will also support streaming games from an Xbox One console locally or remotely, instead of using Microsoft’s xCloud server blades.

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Spurg1170d ago (Edited 1170d ago )

Perfect timing. Too bad its currently at 720p

battlegrog1170d ago

Full launch will be higher and duplicate what xbox looks like

safyiirx1170d ago

The keyword here is “testing”.

Imortus_san1170d ago

This will be official out by the time the Series X and 5G are out, by that time I will give it a try.

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King_Noctis1170d ago

I don’t think carriers will play nice when it comes to 5G data and its usage price.

We shall see though.

Imortus_san1168d ago

I gave you an upvote because I also think the limits will not let you enjoy this that much.

Father__Merrin1170d ago

This will eat all monthly data

Bladesfist1169d ago

I probably wont do streaming but thankfully where I live data caps are not a thing.