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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can now try out xCloud before its release in September

If you are a Game Pass Ultimate subscriber and are interested in xCloud, Microsoft's game streaming service, then we have some good news.

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Ratchet7570d ago

I never thought it would work so well.
I have played in 3G for hours and I did not have any major issues apart from a little frame rate drop from time to time.
The biggest issue is how heavy it is on your mobile Data plan. Almost 1gb every half hour of play.
Great service but better played at home or where a strong free signal is available.

darthv7270d ago

It works surprisingly well over free wifi like at starbucks and mc donalds. But I generally use it at my home where it is even better.

LordoftheCritics70d ago (Edited 70d ago )

After watching a bunch of videos, this seems like the best in cloud gaming. MS might just have a winner here.

I must try this out.

Unspoken70d ago

I'm very surprised at the low latency and high speed while playing on 5G. Quite impressive.

343_Guilty_Spark70d ago (Edited 70d ago )

I think it works pretty good. I was playing Halo 5 MP and Soul Calibur 6 and was surprised how clean and fast it was. Very impressive.

Ratchet7570d ago

I haven't used my switch for weeks now.
I'm still not sold on series x but definitely am on gamepass ultimate.
Anyone who calls himself a gamer and thinks gamepass ultimate is not a great deal is lying to himself.

CaptainHenry91670d ago (Edited 70d ago )

Yeah Halo 5 on xCloud looks better than the new Halo at the moment. I was really surprise by that but I'm sure that will change. But you have to be a Game Pass Ultimate subscriber though on Xbox or Windows

autobotdan70d ago

It plays great on my work wifi

Mr_Writer8570d ago

Tried it on my Chromebook this morning, not perfect, but definitely playable.

It will be interesting to see if all the game pass games come to it. I'm playing FF15 ATM, but don't get as much as I would like as my kids take over the TV with the PS4.

So it would be nice to be able to keep on gaming on my Chromebook whilst they play on the PS4.

darthv7270d ago

I didnt even have gamepass at the time I joined the beta and was able to play many games that were on GP at the time. Its as if the beta was geared towards those games that were available to GP members. I played gears 5 and sea of thieves first on my phone and then I joined GP and continued playing from my X. It was rather neat.

gamer780470d ago

Works on chromebook? I’ll have to check that out

MrGameAndWatch70d ago

Tried multiple cloud gaming services and xCloud is for me the best experience (even if OnLive was performing very well). Works fine on my old nokia 6.1 (unexpected but pleasant result)