Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:35:38
Microsoft allowed Xbox Game Pass Ultimate customers to try out its new game streaming feature (xCloud) early tomorrow, August 11. The software giant will launch a new version of the Xbox Game Pass beta app for Android, which includes game streaming. While the game streaming feature, previously known as xCloud, will be officially available on September 15th, anyone can grab the beta app from the Google Play Store and try it early from tomorrow onwards.
“As we approach the launch of cloud gaming with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on September 15, we’re entering a limited beta period to ensure a smooth transition of the cloud gaming experience to the Xbox Game Pass app on Android,” a Microsoft spokesperson explained. “Existing Xbox Game Pass (Beta) app users will get the opportunity to test a subset of the available titles as we ready the experience for broader availability next month. This limited beta is critical to providing the best possible experience for members at launch and should not be considered indicative of the final experience or library.”
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The beta game stream won't have 100 or so games available next month, but it's expected that 30 or so titles to play tomorrow. Microsoft still plans to discontinue Project xCloud Preview on September 11, before the general launch on September 15.
If you're interested in trying game streaming (xCloud) tomorrow, you must be an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriber and have the Xbox Game Pass (Beta) app from the Google Play Store.
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