October 21, 2021

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Available to all subscribers on Xbox Cloud Gaming PC and iOS

The cloud gaming service is now available to all GamePass Ultimate subscribers on PC and Apple mobile devices. The Xbox Series confirms the expansion of X servers for its games in the Microsoft cloud.

Microsoft communicates regularly about its cloud gaming service and the American giant keeps its promises. Following a closed beta in April, the web version of Xbox Cloud Gaming is now available to all GamePass Ultimate subscribers. The “crucial” step, according to Microsoft, is to give its members access to the service by visiting xbox.com/play From Edge, Chrome or Safari browsers on your computer. Players can find 267 game pass games available in streaming. Although enabled, the service is still in beta and may cause performance glitches or drops depending on the device or game used. As a reminder, we were able to test the beta for this service on PC (Windows) and iPad.

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The existence of the web version gives Microsoft the opportunity to make its service available on as many devices as possible. The development of the web-app was also somewhat inspired by the desire to be on Apple devices. It is really possible to play Xbox game pass games from Safari on Mac, iPhone or iPad. This method outweighs Apple’s limitations, but Android devices are eligible for the native app. However, the situation should change with the launch of an application for Windows 11 and computers. It is also possible to play from Linux, though not mentioned by Microsoft. On the other hand, the fact that it goes through a browser that is not officially compatible is accompanied by reduced performance. This is an example in the case of Firefox.

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La Xbox Series X Say Meet Do Service Do Xbox Cloud Gaming

As we reported a few days ago, Microsoft has decided to improve the experience of its cloud gaming service. The American company has confirmed that the Xbox One S servers have been replaced with personalized Xbox Series Xs.“Xbox Cloud Gaming is now powered by custom Xbox Series X hardware. Microsoft Data Centers have the most powerful Xbox console components ever, allowing you to enjoy less load time, more frames per second, and the next generation gaming experience. ”, Refers to the manufacturer.

Xbox confirms that streaming can be up to 60 frames per second in 1080p. This limitation is aimed at providing delay “Minimum” And world experience “Optimal” On all compatible devices. A few days ago, we noticed that the American giant was offering versions of the S series for custom games. Ultimately the logical choice, with the desire to provide a video stream in full HD. According to our initial results, Dirt5, No man’s sky, Ori and the Will of the Whips, Rainbow Six: Siege And Yakuza: Like a dragon Part of the relevant headlines. On the other hand, Forza Horizon 4 These changes have not yet been taken advantage of and are available in the One S version.

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The power of the Series X is to help Microsoft meet demand and prepare for the future. The company warns: “In the future, we will discover and provide you with more features that will enhance your cloud experience”. The Xbox Series X can technically provide 4K definition up to 120 frames per second.

Thomas Estimbre

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