Microsoft Details Planned Project xCloud Games Streaming Service

| March 12, 2019

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Anywhere you have a good network connection, you’ll be able to participate in Project xCloud, Kareem Choudhry, head of gaming cloud at Microsoft, said Tuesday during the Inside Xbox live stream.During Tuesday’s Inside Xbox live stream, Kareem Choudhry, head of gaming cloud at Microsoft, unveiled new details about the company’s planned games streaming service, Project xCloud.“Project xCloud is a cloud-based streaming service that will enable you to play anywhere we have a client,” he said. The exec went on to compare game streaming to music streaming, where any can be played anywhere.

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