Console gaming experience streamed to your phone — Microsoft’s Project xCloud

Microsoft's Project xCloud Will Let You Play All Your Games on All Your Platforms

Let us know in the comments. Now, the company has lifted the lid on its service, which involves using custom-built Xbox "blade" hardware in datacenters across Azure regions to stream Xbox One games to various devices.

For now, Xbox has its Game Pass service, which currently only supplies downloadable games to its subscribers.

When an Xbox controller isn't available, a touch overlay is. The term 5G refer to a set of technologies that promise to bring internet speeds 10 to 100 times faster than what today's infrastructure supports. The immersive nature of console and PC games often requires controls that are mapped to multiple keys, buttons, sticks and triggers. I'm assuming this also will help with the latency/input delay as well.

Google Project Stream may be Google's next big business endeavor, despite the fact it might look like it is a bit late to the market due to the existence of services like Gamefly, Nvidia GeForce Now, ... The service is powered by specially developed blade servers that the company is now testing in its Azure data center in Quincy, Washington. These can, in turn, be deployed into a data center, and power Project xCloud.

You can check a new video below introducing the service.

Check out Microsoft's press release below. The idea is that you can play the games on any device of your choosing, without having to pony up the money for a worthy machine. Our vision for the evolution of gaming is similar to music and movies.

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Project xCloud actually seems contradictory to Xbox's interests in a few ways.

Today, the games you play are very much dictated by the device you are using.

Microsoft first talked about its cloud-based game streaming initiative back in March, before officially announcing the program at E3 a few months later.

Microsoft is testing a new game streaming service called Project xCloud that is created to work across PCs, consoles and mobile devices, the company has revealed.

Scaling and building out Project xCloud is a multi-year journey for us. Versions of Halo, Gears, Forza and Cuphead have all been shown running on a variety of mobile and tablet devices, with public trials due to start in 2019. Our focus is on delivering an wonderful added experience to existing Xbox players and on empowering developers to scale to hundreds of millions of new players across devices. The focus here is on experience; the goal of the trials will be to ensure gameplay that's just as good on mobile as it is on a console or PC.

xCloud is powered by custom hardware to push the games from Microsoft's servers to the consumer.

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